The Triangle Education Foundation is launching the Brothers Helping Brothers COVID-19 Micro-Grant Program. The details are as follows:
Brothers Helping Brothers COVID-19 Micro-Grants for Student Undergraduate Brothers of Triangle Fraternity facing significant hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grant funds are to be used to continue the students education for the current school year (2019 - 2020).
The purpose of the Brothers Helping Brothers Micro-Grants is to provide one-time emergency grants, subject to the availability of funds, to initiated undergraduate members who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 virus crisis. Grants of up to $500 will be given in one payment to approved applicants upon receipt of COMPLETE application, supporting materials and approval by the Micro-Grant Committee. Applications will be accepted and considered on a rolling basis until the program's end on May 31, 2020 or until funds are exhausted.
Eligibility: Members in good standing with their chapter and Triangle Fraternity are students enrolled in classes for the Winter/Spring term of 2020 with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Must document financial impact of COVID-19 crisis including loss of income due to layoff/closing of business/forced relocation, additional travel expenses due to campus or student housing closing, or additional expenses to support remote classwork/participation. Grand funds must be used to maintain educational pursuits.
Micro-Grants do NOT cover legal fines and expenses, parking tickets & fines, health/auto/rental/property insurance, study abroad costs, taxes, recreational travel, gym/health club membership and online entertainment subscriptions i.e. Netflix, gaming, Hulu, Slack, etc.
To apply go to https://smr.to/p65837