Veteran's Emergency Loan Program
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WHAT IS AN EMERGENCY LOAN?
An emergency loan covers immediate needs when a veteran’s financial aid is delayed
or unavailable. Loans are interest free
and must be repaid within 30 days. Loans are for a maximum of $500, and are a one-time
Only student veterans who are enrolled and plan to attend
Allan Hancock College are eligible.
WHY WOULD A VET NEED AN EMERGENCY LOAN?
- VA benefits are delayed
- Benefits are not provided in between semesters - but rent and car payments don’t stop
- No longer eligible for financial aid or education benefits
- Textbook purchases can’t wait for benefits
- Medical emergencies
- Child care
YOU SHOULD KNOW:
- With 2 MILLION veterans residing in California, the state leads the nation in the number of veterans.
- More than 44,000 veterans and active duty service members enrolled at a community college in 2012-13.
- Community colleges provide the majority of vet higher education, as most veterans
are ineligible for direct admission to California public universities.
- Our role is not limited to providing academic and career training, but also to assist
with the difficult adjustment transitioning to life after military service, and particularly
after combat deployment.
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