Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Section 18004(e)
The CARES Act included a Higher Education Relief Fund 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).
Jarvis Christian College has completed and submitted the Certification and Agreement to the Department of Education.
Jarvis Christian College method of allocating Emergency Financial Aid Grants is based on unmet need, using students’ Total Financial Contribution calculated on the individual ISIRS from their 19-20 FAFSAs. The 2019-2020 PELL Chart was utilized to establish the 4 tiers of allocation and a 5th tier for students with unusual/special circumstances.
Students were mailed information and an application regarding Emergency Grant Aid. JCC website has two links in which students can check eligibility requirements and apply online to receive aid. All students will receive a check mailed to directly to them to the address provided on the application. Students who do not submit a request by May 31, 2020, the College will make a final assessment based on unmet need and allocate the remaining funds to those students.
Total Emergency Financial Aid Grant allocated to Jarvis Christian College - $952,500.
Total number of students eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grant -620
Total amount allocated directly to students from the Emergency Financial Aid Grant - $657,000
Total number of students that have been allocated Emergency Financial Aid Grant- 544