Just In Time Fund
About the Just In Time Fund
The Just In Time Fund provides limited emergency financial support to high school graduates who have participated in a Center for College Access and Success program (GEAR UP, 21st CCLC, Talent Search, Upward Bound Math & Science) and are enrolled in college but unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship.
The Fund Will Be Used For The Following:
Temporary food insecurity
Books and other essential academic expenses
Safety-related needs (i.e. changing a lock)
Replacement of essential personal belongings due to fire, theft or natural disaster
Expenses related to a death or illness in the immediate family
Outstanding debt to the University
Tuition, fees, health insurance
Travel to college campus
Other requests as determined by the Just In Time Committee
Awards are not considered loans and do not require repayment. Funds distributed can range from $100 - $1,000 and is a one-time award.
Apply to the Just In Time Fund
Please review the eligibility criteria before you apply.
Must be currently enrolled and attending college the semester in which the funds are being requested.
Must be degree-seeking
Must be in good academic standing
Must be able to demonstrate an urgent financial need (supporting documentation upon request)
is November 19, 2021
Donate to the Just In Time Fund
You can make your tax-deductible donation online as follows:
1. Visit NEIU Giving Donation Site
2. Select Donation Amount
3. Select Designation: "Other"
Other Designation: "CCAS Just In Time Fund"
4. Complete form as prompted.
For more information, please contact:
Senior Program Manager