Information Pertaining to the CARES Act and the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)
On March 27, 2020, the federal government enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). The CARES Act includes a Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”). A portion of HEERF funds must go directly to eligible students in the form of emergency financial aid grants for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 crisis (“HEERF Student Share Grant Funds”).
The institution is making the below information accessible for transparency purposes and in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education’s (“Department”) Electronic Announcement of May 6, 2020. For questions or concerns regarding this Fund Report, please contact your Financial Aid Officer at email@example.com.
Instructions, directions, and guidance related to the availability of the CARES Act Grant funds provided to students by the financial aid department at ICOHS College is shown below.
ICOHS College Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Under the Coronavirus AID, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
The U.S. Department of Education has made Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students of our institution who need financial support for their expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to Coronavirus. ICOHS College has use the allocation method to distribute an even amount award to all students who had an active enrollment as of March 13. 2020 and have successfully completed a 2019/2020 FAFSA.
Each Title IV recipient will be eligible for only one grant disbursement which will be sent in the form of a physical check to the address on file.
Based on you applying for the application 2019/2020 FAFSA, it has been determined that you are eligible for a grant in the amount of$676.26.
By accepting this check, you attest that the one-time Emergency Financial Aid Grant will be used to help cover the cost of expenses incurred due to the Coronavirus pandemic. You understand that the administration of the school has determined the eligibility for grant monies based on the 2019/2020 FAFSA.
A copy of this form has been placed in your Financial Aid file.
Any questions regarding this award, should be directed towards ICOHS College Financial Aid Office.
Financial Aid staff confirmed all active students at ICOHS College met the following criteria:
- Student has an active enrollment status as of March 13, 2020
- Student is meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
- Student is receiving Title IV funds with ICOHS College and has a valid 2019-2020 Institutional Student Information Record with no unresolved c-code for citizenship, selective services, default, or overpayment to the Department of Education.
ICOHS College used the following allocation method to distribute an even amount award to all students who were actively enrolled as of March 13,2020 and have successfully completed a 2019-2020 FAFSA.
Eligible students will be sent an award letter outlining how the school determined their eligibility, how much they are eligible for and how funds should be used.