ECU Ross S.H.A.R.E. Fund

Student Help And Resources in Emergencies

Click here for the printable SHARE Application

Funds shall only be awarded in the event of an emergency that substantially affects the ability of a student to attend ECU and progress in his or her studies.
Funds shall not be awarded if the student is experiencing ongoing or recurring problems.
The purpose of the project is to retain students who may not otherwise be able to progress.

    S.H.A.R.E. Fund Guidelines

    1. Only an ECU faculty or staff member may recommend a student for SHARE funds.
    2. To be eligible, students must be enrolled at ECU in the semester during which funds are sought.
    3. Funds shall only be awarded in the event of an emergency that substantially affects the ability of a student to attend ECU and progress in his or her studies. 
              Funds shall not be awarded if the student is experiencing ongoing or recurring problems. 
    4. Applying does not ensure that funds will be awarded.  SHARE committee members and/or ECU Foundation, Inc. employees will determine whether the funds will be awarded.
    5. It is not expected that students will repay these funds.  However, students are encouraged to “pay it forward” in the future or when they are able. 
              Donations to the SHARE fund are welcomed.  Performing volunteer service in the spirit of the fund is encouraged.
    6. An invoice or receipt must be attached to the completed application listing the vendor and service provided.
    7. The ECU Bursar’s and Financial Aid Offices will be notified of all recipients of this aid and the amount received.   
    8. A current copy of the students Bursar bill must be attached to the application
    9. A current unofficial transcript must be attached to the application.