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Emergency Relief Funds Application

The College of Law has received a generous gift from AccessLex to support those law students who have been dramatically impacted by the necessary response to COVID-19 and are now facing financial hardship.

UW law students can complete the application below. Funding awards will not exceed awards of $1,000. Deadline for submission is April 30, 2020. 

If you have any questions, please contact Dean Hoyt or Dean Alexander.

To qualify for funding, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled as a degree-seeking full-time or part-time law student at the University of Wyoming;

  • Experiencing unexpected financial hardship resulting from the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak

Examples of Expenses Covered by COVID-19 Emergency Funding:

  • Emergency medical expenses

  • Homelessness or sudden loss of housing

  • Overdue bills for utilities, rent or other essential services

  • Temporary assistance with food insecurity

  • Other financial needs arising from individual and/or special circumstances to be determined on a case-by-case basis

Examples of Expenses Not Typically Covered by COVID-19 Emergency Funding:

  • Legal fines or expenses

  • Non-essential personal bills or expenses

  • Parking tickets, library fines, or other expenses mistakenly incurred

  • Funds for the replacement of lost or stolen items

  • Requests made for expenses beyond the spring 2020 semester

Please fill in the application below. If you wish to provide any any supporting documentation for your application, (i.e. copies of bills, statements, proof of medical expenses, etc.), email it directly to Dean Alexander at













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