Emergency Aid

Students could qualify for up to $500 in emergency aid toward unexpected expenses such as:

  • Child Care

  • Auto Expenses

  • Medical Bills

  • Utility Assistance

  • Food/Supplies

  • Transportation

  • And much more

During COVID-19 LCO Ojibwe College Emergency Aid is extending extra flexibility to award amounts,

eligible expenses, and program requirements. For more information please contact Wes Wilson

at (715)-634-4790 ext. 127 or wwilson@lco.edu


Minimum qualification requirements to receive aid include:

  •  2.0 GPA

  • Degree Seeking Student

  • Be enrolled in at least 6 credits at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College

  1. Login or Create an account through lco.dreamkeepers.org/login.php

  2. Complete the dream keepers application

    1. If you are not eligible for Project Success Emergency Aid -you can alternatively download and the emergency aid application by clicking HERE

  3. Attach your detailed supporting document (bill, invoice, estimate, etc.) that supports the amount requested- You supporting document must include;

    1. Name of Business/Organization

    2. Mailing Address

    3. Total Amount Due

    4. Name of Student

  4. Submit dream-keepers application.

    1. If you are not eligible for Project Success Emergency Aid - Send your physical application and supporting document directly to emergencyaidfunding@lco.edu.

  5. You will be notified via email once the emergency aid committee has reached a decision.

  6. A check will be generated and sent directly to the vendor to compensate emergency expense, some emergency aid awards will require you to take additional steps in resolving your emergency. Failure to complete these steps may result in your award being withdrawn.

Funding for Emergency Aid is provided by the American Indian College Fund, Otto Bremmer Foundation and Ascendium Higher Education Philanthropy. Project Success Emergency Aid is a student retention program that assists students in meeting unexpected financial needs in efforts to keep students enrolled in college and keep moving toward graduation. Emergency Aid currently has a 85-90% retention rate at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe College.



Contact Wesley Wilson, Project Success Coordinator at 715-634-4790 ext. 127 or email at emergencyaidfunding@lco.edu


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