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APSU Emergency Funds 

If you would like to give to this fund, please visit HERE. **

The Govs Give Back Fund was established to help ensure that Austin Peay State University students, faculty and staff have access to the support and resources they need to successfully recover from unexpected financial crises. The fund is made possible by generous donors committed to helping students, faculty and staff in need. Students, faculty or staff who are facing unexpected financial hardship due to non-routine auto expenses, medical expenses, childcare expenses, disability expenses, and computer problems may apply for support funding through the SOS Food Pantry.  

  • Applicant must provide a bill, invoice, or quote showing the amount needed 
  •  After applying, the applicant will be contacted to meet with the Director of Community Engagement & Sustainability to determine best methods for assistance
  • The applicant is highly encouraged, but not required, to volunteer with the food pantry after receiving support funds  
  • The applicant will be requested to email a copy of the receipt from the paid bill to the Director
  • Money is limited
  • Funds cannot be used for tuition or money owed to the University 
    • If a student isn’t enrolled currently they are NOT eligible 
    • If a student owes money to the university (unless it’s for lab costs associated with the Health Center) they are NOT eligible
    • If a student (or their family) is on a payment plan with the university they ARE eligible (as long as they are making their payments)
    • If the HOLD is a Business Office hold, they are NOT eligible


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month/day/year of birth
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amount, date to be paid, context
Please choose the category that best fits your need*
Direct Deposit with APSU
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