The Saluki Cares Emergency Fund was created, in conjunction
with the SIU Alumni Association and SIU Foundation, to assist Southern Illinois
University Carbondale students with an unforeseen financial emergency or
catastrophic event which prevent them from continuing their education at SIU.
Please explain, in detail, the reasons why the Saluki Cares
Emergency Funds are needed and what the funds will be used for. Priority will
be given to students whose tenure at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
may be at risk because of unexpected expenses. You may continue your
explanation on a separate sheet of paper if needed. Please attach copies of all
available documentation. Documentation should include current copies of bills,
receipts, legal notices, etc.
be as detailed as possible.
Please provide a brief description of your financial
emergency and how it may affect your ability to remain enrolled at SIU.
By typing my name below, I certify that the information I have
provided is true and complete. I will notify the Office of the Dean of
Students/Saluki Cares in writing immediately if after submission of this
application there is any change in the information provided. I understand that
falsifying or withholding information in this application may result in a
referral to the SIU Student Rights and Responsibilities Office.
In order to be eligible for the Saluki Cares Emergency Fund,
you must complete all of the information in this application.
The number of
students who can be served by the Saluki Cares Emergency Fund is subject to the
availability of funds. The fund must be sustained by continual contributions
from alumni, parents, faculty, students, staff and friends of the University.
Types of Expenses
Generally Covered Including but not limited to:
Medications and other costs related to medical
Safety needs (i.e. changing a lock)
Assistance with replacement of essential
personal belongings due to fire, theft, or natural disaster
Travel costs related to a death or illness in
the immediate family
Assistance with rent, utilities, and other
essential household expenses
Including but not limited to:
Tuition, books, supplies, fees, health insurance, and study
Non-essential utilities (i.e. cable), household,
or furniture costs not related to damage or theft
Parking tickets and other fines.
Costs for entertainment, recreation,
non-emergency travel or other non-essential expenses
Expenses that could be anticipated and other
non-emergency related expenses.
Expenditures resulting from poor financial