DACA Renewal Fee Emergency Funds Application
Cornell’s Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment will provide grant support to students who face extenuating financial challenges filing the application renewal fee for DACA status.
These grants do not have to be repaid, and are only available to enrolled Cornell students with DACA status who are filing for status renewal. Emergency funds are available to each eligible student up to $495, to cover the cost of the renewal application for DACA status, employment authorization, and biometric services.
In order to be eligible for the DACA renewal application fee emergency fund, Cornell students must meet all of the following criteria:
--Must be a currently enrolled Cornell university undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree student
--Must currently hold DACA status and be applying for federal renewal by October 5, 2017
APPLICATION AND REQUIREMENTS
Please complete the required information listed below and submit (by email) to one of the following financial aid counselors:
AVAILABILITY OF DACA RENEWAL FEE EMERGENCY FUNDS
Approved emergency funds will be available to the student within two (2) business days after the request has been processed. It is highly recommended that students enroll in direct deposit with the Bursar’s Office. Your emergency funds will then be transferred via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) to your designated bank account. To enroll in direct deposit, please visit the following website: https://www.dfa.cornell.edu/bursar/students-parents/deposit-refunds.
TO REQUEST DACA RENEWAL FEE EMERGENCY FUNDS
To request DACA Renewal Fee Emergency Funds, please submit the following request via email to one of the following financial aid counselors:
Total amount requested to cover DACA renewal fee:
Students approved for the DACA Renewal Fee Emergency Fund will be notified by email.