COVID-19 Cares Act Report
Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting- Emergency Financial Aid
Grants to Students
Section 18004(e) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security
Act (“CARES Act” or the “Act”). Directs institutions
receiving funds under Section 18004 of the Act to submit (in a time and
manner required by the Secretary) a report to the Secretary describing
the use of funds distributed from the Higher Education Emergency Relief
Fund (“HEERF”). Section 18004(c) of the CARES Act requires
institutions to use no less than 50 percent of the funds received from
Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid
Grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations
due to coronavirus (including eligible expenses under a student’s
cost of attendance such as food, housing, course materials, technology,
health care, and child care). On April 9, 2020, the Department published
documents related to the Emergency Financial Aid Grants, including a
letter from Secretary Betsy DeVos, a form
Certification and Agreement for signing and returning by institutions to access the funds, and a list of
institutional allocations under 18004(a)(1).
click here for Covenant School of Nursing's CARES ACT report.
click here for Covenant School of Nursing's second CARES ACT report.
click here for the Cares Act Letter.
Do you need to apply for CARES ACT?
Click here for the CARES ACT application.
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