Lancer Care Basic Needs Grant Application

Thank you for your interest in the Basic Needs Emergency Grant. Please, thoroughly, complete the following form. Please allow a minimum of 5-7 business days for application review and status updates. Please note that application review can take up-to 3 weeks pending the number of applications received. We appreciate your patience throughout this process. If you have any questions or concerns please email

*Please note that the application allows for one documentation upload. If you need to upload multiple supporting documents, please save documents into one PDF or Word document and then upload. *

Eligibility Requirements:
Please note that the following must be true in order for emergency grant consideration

  • Must be in good academic standing with Pasadena City College (PCC)
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (minimum 6-course units) Priority will be given to students enrolled full-time (12+ course units).
  • Must have a FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application on file with the Office of Financial Aid (International students must complete the following form)
  • Have unmet need in your current financial aid package

Up to $1,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. When did you first enroll at Pasadena City College
  2. Do You Have an Educational Plan in place?
  3. Have you applied for emergency funds before?
  4. How did you learn about the Emergency Aid Program?
  5. What is your immediate need (select all that apply):
  6. Statement of Need: Why are you seeking assistance at this time? Please be specific.
  7. Please share your long-term plan for alleviating your crisis?
  8. Requested Amount
  9. Please upload ALL supporting documentation for your request (one PDF, please)
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