Opportunities for Assistance

We know that unexpected expenses arise while you are enrolled in classes. Zane State College offers emergency resources to qualified students to help with these costs and try to help keep student loan debt at a minimum. Here are some options you may consider.

Emergency Grant Program

This program gives grants (money that does NOT have to be paid back) to students who face unexpected hardships that may prevent their education. Students must provide documentation for need. It is sponsored by the United Way and Zane State College Foundation.

Qualify by: Enrollment current term, have a current FASFA on file.
Award: Up to $500.
Used for: Transportation costs, medical bills, unexpected child care, eviction, and other documented needs.
Apply: Contact Student Services at 740.588.1293 or email studentservices@zanestate.edu then apply at using the link below.

TRiO Grant Awards

This assistance gives grants to available TRiO program participants based on the student’s standing, risk of dropping out, unmet financial need, or to help students borrow less in student loans.

Qualify by: Participant in the TRiO Program.
Award: Amounts vary.
Used for: Tuition, books and materials, or any expense considered in cost of attendance.
Apply: Contact 740.588.4115.