Funded by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the emergency financial aid grants will be awarded to students to help cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible expenses include:
In order to qualify for HEERF student emergency grants, students must have a FAFSA on file, meet Title IV eligibility requirements as outlined in Section 484 of the Higher Education Act, and be enrolled in at least one face-to-face class at Grayson College as of March 13, 2020.
Title IV Eligibility requirements as outlined in Section 484 of the HEA include:
Students pre-identified by the Financial Aid Office will receive $500 sent directly to them via their normal preferred disbursement method (direct deposit or check). The entire $500 will be issued to students regardless of any unpaid balance on their account. If additional funding is necessary, students can apply online through Grayson Cares. The maximum total amount of emergency financial aid grants a student can receive is $1,000.
Last Updated: May 18, 2020