Shirt Charity Fund Requests

The Shirt Charity Fund

One of the primary roles of the Financial Management Board is to review decide upon applications requesting funds from for the Shirt Charity.  Attached below is the application that must be completed by each and every student who seeks to obtain funding from the Shirt Charity Fund. Completed applications, as well as supplementary materials (such as receipts, bills, statements, or other documentation) should be printed and placed in Room 314D in the LaFortune Student Center during the school year. Over the summer, requests can be submitted electronically to

Eligibility and Guidelines

Applications will be considered for current undergraduate or graduate Notre Dame students with extraordinary medical conditions who have demonstrated financial need that requires payment beyond their means. Applications must be submitted for medical reimbursement relating to the aforementioned extraordinary medical condition, including but not limited to medical supplies, hospital bills, surgery bills, prescriptions, counseling, etc. 

Applications for insurance premiums or intellectual testing will not be reviewed. When reviewing applications, the Financial Management Board will consider a number of factors including, but not limited to:

  • The type of situation, injury, or medical condition
  • The severity or extraordinary nature of the situation, injury, or medical condition
  • How the situation, injury, or medical condition occurred
  • The impact of the situation, injury, or medical condition on quality of life and academics while at Notre Dame

The Application Process

All applications for the Shirt Charity Fund are processed through the Financial Management Board, a student organization. The Financial Management Board reviews each application and makes a decision based on the supporting information provided by the applicant. All identifying information is removed from the application to protect the privacy of the applicant. Please complete the form attached below if you believe you have had an illness that was an extraordinary medical condition and demonstrates extraordinary financial need.

The Shirt Charity Fund Application