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Financial Assistance

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Cornell provides several financial resources to assist faculty and staff.

Adoption Assistance Program 

  • Reimburses eligible employees for qualified adoption expenses.

Child Care Grant

  • Eligible employees can apply to receive grant money for reimbursement toward qualifying child care costs.

Cornell Children's Tuition Scholarship (CCTS)

  • A reimbursement program available to the children of eligible employees in the form of a partial scholarship to study at Cornell or other accredited institutions.

Emergency Care Fund

  • Provides financial assistance to staff who have experienced an unanticipated, emergency-related financial hardship.

Faculty Dependent Care Travel Fund

  • Offers tenure track and tenured faculty up to $1,000 per academic year in dependent-care expenses incurred while traveling for work.