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Emergency Aid

All of our Emergency Aid funds have been exhausted as of June 2022. There will be no further Emergency Aid funding moving forward.


Barstow Community College has received Emergency Financial Assistance funding to assist students with emergency situations related to COVID-19.

Who is eligible to receive Emergency Aid?

Any student who has had emergency costs arise due to coronavirus qualifies for Emergency Aid. Examples of situations that may arise in emergency costs include:

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Books and Supplies
  • Technology, such as laptop or Wi-Fi
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Health Care (including Mental Health)
  • Childcare

In order to be considered for Emergency Funding, you must Submit the Fall 2021Emergency Aid application.

To apply for 2021-22 Emergency Aid please register for an account, sign in, and select Start Application. Please be sure to use your correct B Number and email address.

Applicants will not be judged based on residential status, academic standing, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.

Award Amounts are based on Pell eligibility and enrollment status.


Pell Eligible

Not Pell Eligible

Less than 6 units



6 to less than 15



15 or more



*Definition of Pell Eligible: Must complete a FAFSA application using school code 001119, submit all required documentation, not have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and have an EFC of less than 5846. 




2021-22 Emergency Aid Awarding Timelines

Application Submission Deadline

Funds Mailed (No Later Than)

Monday, August 16, 2021

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Monday, August 23, 2021

Wednesday, September 15 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Monday, October 11, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Monday, November 8, 2021

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Monday, January 10, 2022

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Monday, February 14, 2022

Wednesday, March, 2, 2022

Monday, March 14, 2022

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Monday, April 11, 2022

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Monday, May 9, 2022

Wednesday, May 25, 2022


Awarding of grants will continue until funds have all been expended.

Applying does not guarantee an award. Funds are limited.

Students will be notified via email regarding approval or denial to their email address.

Barstow Community College is committed to ensuring both the academic and personal success of each and every student. All staff is dedicated to the well-being of Barstow Community College students, and a concerted effort will be made to ensure emergency financial aid funds are promoted.