OneGoal Enrollment Grant – GradPlan


OneGoal Enrollment Grant

OneGoal's financial support through our Enrollment Grant and Emergency Funding

OneGoal Enrollment Grant is all about making it easier for Fellows and alumni to overcome financial barriers and completing their journey. The grant is here to support with enrolling and pursuing graduation, whether it’s at a job training program, a 2-year college, or a 4-year university.

Who’s Eligible
What do you need?

Fellows from the Class of 2024 and earlier could be eligible for the OneGoal Enrollment Grant.

Proof of Enrollment

Supporting Documents

When should Fellows apply?
Emergency Funding
Enrollment Grant

Opens April 1st-June 30th, 2024

(Eligibility only for student housing, tuition, and/or school fees)


Summer/Fall Window: July 15, 2024 – Nov 30, 2024

Winter/Spring Window: Jan 6, 2025 – May 15, 2025


What can I use the grant for?

Fellows may apply for funding to help with financial challenges that threaten their enrollment or persistence, such as overdue balances, housing fees, or lack of supplies. Below is a list of specific expenses that Fellows and alumni can apply the Enrollment Grant towards to support their educational or professional development.

  Eligible Expenses

Tuition/School Fees

The Enrollment Grant can support Fellows and alumni tackle tuition and school fees, lessening the burden of financial challenges when enrolling at an institution or continuing the semester or job program. These expenses include:

  • Tuition fees
  • Registration deposit
  • Transcript fees
  • Immunization fees
  • Orientation fees
  • Meal plans

On and Off-Campus Housing/Transportation

The Enrollment Grant supports on and off-campus housing expenses; however, it is only available for student housing. Eligible housing and dorm expenses include:

  • Student housing fees
  • Public transportation
  • Campus parking fees
  • Dorm supplies

School Supplies

Laptops: All eligible Fellows and Alumni will receive a OneGoal laptop. Once all OG laptops are disbursed Fellows and Alumni will receive a standard HP laptop, or a laptop of their choice, provided it does not exceed $400. Fellows and Alumni who opt for reimbursement will be reimbursed up to $400.

Textbooks: Must be required and listed on the course syllabus.

Basic supplies: Must be books or supplies necessary for school.


The Enrollment Grant supports childcare expenses for daycare; however, it must be a licensed childcare facility.

Emergency Funding Process

April 1st-June 30th, 2024

The Emergency Funding process is available before to the opening of the Enrollment Grant on July 15th. It is open to Fellows and alumni facing persistence or enrollment barriers. This funding can be used solely for tuition/school fees and/or student housing fees.


What is considered an emergency?
  • A financial barrier exist that threatens persistence and/or enrollment (i.e. a bill)
  • The financial barrier (i.e. bill) is due before July 1
  • The financial barrier is related to tuition/school fees and/or student housing

In a case of an emergency? Apply for Emergency Funding here.

What’s Next?

  1. Refer to the Enrollment Grant resource package for more detailed information and guidance.
  2. Follow the OneGoal Instagram page for updates.
  3. Apply for the Enrollment Grant on July 15th, 2024 (link coming soon).
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"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."

Malcolm X, human rights activist