Southeast Community College is distributing federal funds to students through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These funds are awarded to eligible students who experienced certain financial hardships due to the COVID-19 disruption. Grants were made available to students who completed a CARES Act application and who:
Eligible expenses are defined by the Department of Education as those related directly to the disruption of campus operations. Those expenses are:
The CARES ACT application is not currently available. Applications were accepted through Monday, August 10, 2020.
Students must first apply and be accepted to an eligible Program of Study at Southeast Community College. They must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (www.fafsa.gov). If selected for financial aid verification, students must complete the review process and submit appropriate documentation.
There are several criteria that are used to determine if a student is eligible for Title IV funds. More information about these financial aid eligibility requirements can be found here: https://www.southeast.edu/financial-aid-policies/
According to the guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Education, the following students are not eligible to receive CARES Act grants: