cares act

higher education emergency relief fund report

emergency financial aid grants to students

12/01/2020

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 $443,250.00.

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 327.

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 441.

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.

(1) see: //ifap.ed.gov/electronic-announcements/050620higheredemergencyrelieffundrptg

heerf cares act grant student portion procedures

1. student must apply via the website.

2. upon receipt of application, institution will ensure applicant demonstrates need.

3. institution will determine grant eligibility based on 2 requirements:
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.

covid-19 update
eastern college of health vocations students:

as confirmed cases of covid-19 continue to increase in both arkansas and louisiana, we feel it is in the
best interest of our students, faculty, and staff members’ health to extend our distance learning for the
foreseeable future. classes will continue to be delivered electronically until we can safely return to
campuses. we have seen how resilient our students have been while making the best of the current
situation. we are extremely proud of each and every one of you for the accomplishments you continue
to make in this sometimes challenging learning environment and we are grateful for your understanding
and patience during this time; we could not get through this without you! we will continue to allow
students to make appointments to come to the campuses to complete your hands-on portion of your
curriculum. please contact ms. brittney matthews in little rock, ms. jerralyn davis in new orleans, or
your instructor to schedule an appointment. we hope to be back on the campus in august, but we will
continue to monitor the situation and continue to ensure that everyone’s health and safety are not
compromised to the best of our ability during this time. remember we must all do our part to prevent
the spread of covid-19, stay safe, and if we can offer any help in any way please do not hesitate to ask.

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 available to students of our
institution who need financial support for their expenses related to the disruption of campus operations
due to coronavirus. if you have already applied and received funds there is no need to apply again. this
application permits students to apply for these need-based
grants. //www.wondercosplay.com/2020/05/27/cares-act-application/
campus administration will use the information you provide to determine your eligibility for a grant and
the amount for which you will be eligible. each student will be eligible for only one grant, made in
multiple payments as long as funds remain, and only one application will be considered per student. please
fill out this information completely as checks will be mailed to the address provided on this application.
only active students who are participating in courses, who are in good standing and eligible to file a fafsa
will be eligible to receive a grant. each student is eligible for up to $1500.00 dollars in grant money from
the cares act grant. money will disbursed in 2 payments; the first one will be a check mailed
immediately and the second disbursement will be sent at the end of your program. the amount of the
first payment will be based on successfully completed classes. deadline is july 9th for the initial
application process.

again, thank you all very much for your understanding and diligence and we look forward to seeing
everyone as soon as we can. in the meantime, we will continue to have the campuses staffed and will
be available to help or answer any questions you may have. you may contact your instructor directly via
email or by using the remind 101 app or you may call the campus directly: little rock 501-568-0211
new orleans 504-736-0654. please stay safe and hang in there, it will get better.

dee enroth
coo
eastern college of health vocations

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higher education emergency relief fund report

higher education emergency relief fund report –
emergency financial aid grants to students
07/01/2020

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 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 $348,625.00

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 433.

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 334.

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
heerf cares act grant student portion procedures

1. student must apply via the website.
2. upon receipt of application, institution will ensure applicant demonstrates need.
3. institution will determine grant eligibility based on 2 requirements:
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.

covid-19 update
eastern college of health vocations students:
as confirmed cases of covid-19 continue to increase in both arkansas and louisiana, we feel it is in the
best interest of our students, faculty, and staff members’ health to extend our distance learning for the
foreseeable future. classes will continue to be delivered electronically until we can safely return to
campuses. we have seen how resilient our students have been while making the best of the current
situation. we are extremely proud of each and every one of you for the accomplishments you continue
to make in this sometimes challenging learning environment and we are grateful for your understanding
and patience during this time; we could not get through this without you! we will continue to allow
students to make appointments to come to the campuses to complete your hands-on portion of your
curriculum. please contact ms. brittney matthews in little rock, ms. jerralyn davis in new orleans, or
your instructor to schedule an appointment. we hope to be back on the campus in august, but we will
continue to monitor the situation and continue to ensure that everyone’s health and safety are not
compromised to the best of our ability during this time. remember we must all do our part to prevent
the spread of covid-19, stay safe, and if we can offer any help in any way please do not hesitate to ask.

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 available to students of our
institution who need financial support for their expenses related to the disruption of campus operations
due to coronavirus. if you have already applied and received funds there is no need to apply again. this
application permits students to apply for these need-based
grants. //www.wondercosplay.com/2020/05/27/cares-act-application/
campus administration will use the information you provide to determine your eligibility for a grant and
the amount for which you will be eligible. each student will be eligible for only one grant, made in
multiple payments as long as funds remain, and only one application will be considered per student. please
fill out this information completely as checks will be mailed to the address provided on this application.
only active students who are participating in courses, who are in good standing and eligible to file a fafsa
will be eligible to receive a grant. each student is eligible for up to $1500.00 dollars in grant money from
the cares act grant. money will disbursed in 2 payments; the first one will be a check mailed
immediately and the second disbursement will be sent at the end of your program. the amount of the
first payment will be based on successfully completed classes. deadline is july 9th for the initial
application process.

again, thank you all very much for your understanding and diligence and we look forward to seeing
everyone as soon as we can. in the meantime, we will continue to have the campuses staffed and will
be available to help or answer any questions you may have. you may contact your instructor directly via
email or by using the remind 101 app or you may call the campus directly: little rock 501-568-0211
new orleans 504-736-0654. please stay safe and hang in there, it will get better.

dee enroth coo eastern college of health vocations

deadline for application to be considered for these cares act relief funds is may 4th, 2020

cares act application

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