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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Report

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Report –
Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
05/19/2020
Eastern College of Health Vocations (OPE ID: 02272400) received education stabilization funds under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), Public Law No: 116-136. This Fund Report applies to the student portion received under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund that is designated exclusively for emergency financial aid grants to students.
The institution appreciates that Congress and the President have made these critical funds available for eligible students who have expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus pandemic. We take receipt of these federal funds seriously and are distributing them in accordance with the CARES Act and implementing guidance.
The institution is making the below information available for transparency purposes and in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education’s (“Department”) Electronic Announcement of May 6, 2020.1 For questions or concerns regarding this Fund Report, please contact Dee Enroth, COO, at denroth@easterncollege.edu.
1. The institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students. The institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide emergency financial aid grants to students.
2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students is $666,034.00.
3. The total amount of emergency financial aid grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of this Fund Report is $251,500.00.
4. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and thus eligible to receive emergency financial aid grants under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act, as of the date of this Fund Report is 384.
5. The total number of students who have received an emergency financial aid grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of this Fund Report is 291.
6. The methods used by the institution to determine which students receive emergency financial aid grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act are provided at Attachment A.
7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the emergency financial aid grants are provided at Attachment B.

See: //ifap.ed.gov/electronic-announcements/050620HigherEdEmergencyReliefFundRptg

1. Student must apply via the website.
2. Upon receipt of application, institution will ensure applicant demonstrates need.
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a. Student is currently enrolled and in good standing with the college
b. Student either has or is eligible to submit a FAFSA
4. If eligible, student will receive an initial payment based off of courses passed. If student is a new
start or re-start with no courses passed, they will receive payment for the classes currently taking on
campus. If a student is in their last module before extern they will receive a single payment for the full
amount of the grant. Any other students will receive a payment for the courses they have successfully
earned (passed). A subsequent payment will be made the final month of the program before extern
once all courses have been successfully passed. All payments will be made upon fund availability.
5. Grants will not exceed more than $1500.00 per student for the Medical Assistant and Dental
Assistant programs.
6. New applications will be accepted each subsequent module until cleared to resume classes at each
physical location. Each student will only be awarded one grant and may only submit one application.
7. If at any time a student has been awarded a grant and ceases attendance their grant will not be reinstated
and any subsequent payments will be forfeited.
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