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Walsh Expands Student Emergency Assistance Fund to Help Students Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

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March 26, 2020
TROY, Mich., March 26, 2020 — Walsh has expanded its Student Emergency Assistance Fund to provide additional support for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund will provide stipends for students experiencing a financial hardship related to COVID-19 because of a change in income status for themselves, their spouse or their parent (if the student is a dependent). Students must be currently enrolled at least half time, which is six hours for undergraduate students and three hours for graduate and doctoral students. Applications for assistance may be submitted through Walsh’s website at www.walshcollege.edu/financial-aid. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and subject to approval and available funds.

“Students experiencing financial stress see it as a primary obstacle to continuing their education. We have always recognized this at Walsh and have had a fund for exactly this purpose,” said Susan Foley, Vice President, Chief Institutional Advancement Officer. “Resources for the Student Emergency Assistance Fund are urgently needed to support the vast number of critical needs that students are experiencing in these very challenging times.”

To contribute to the Walsh Student Emergency Assistance Fund, visit wwws.walshcollege.edu/giving/donation.aspx.

Walsh’s courses and student services will be 100 percent remote for the spring semester, which begins March 30 and ends June 15.

For more information about Walsh’s ongoing response to COVID-19, visit www.walshcollege.edu/coronavirus.  
 
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ABOUT WALSH
Walsh is an all-business, private, independent, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral business and technology degrees, as well as certificate programs. Founded in 1922, Walsh is one of Southeast Michigan’s largest graduate business schools, offering classes in several locations and online. Our nationally-ranked programs integrate theory and application to prepare graduates for successful careers. Walsh degree programs include accounting, finance, information technology, human resources, management, marketing, taxation and other fields. For more information, please visit www.walshcollege.edu.

Walsh is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org) and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (www.acbsp.org).
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