The CARES Act Student Emergency Grants

About the CARES Act

Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Angeles College has received the funds to provide emergency grants to students with unforeseen emergency expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19. Eligible expenses include food, housing, course materials, technology, healthcare and childcare.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a certificate or degree-seeking student enrolled in at least 12 hours in the Spring Quarter;
  • Must be eligible to receive Title IV aid;
  • Must have submitted a 2019-2020 FAFSA or be eligible to submit a 2019-2020 FAFSA;
  • Must not have been enrolled in a fully-online program as of March 13, 2020;
  • Must submit an emergency grant application (Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act);
  • Must be active students who are participating in courses actively and who are in good standing.

 

To download the emergency grant application form, please click here.

 

In accordance with the Department of Education guidelines, Angeles College will distribute the CARES Act Emergency grants for eligible students as follows:

The Emergency Financial Aid Grants will be accessed through an application process. Emergency grant application will be sent to each eligible student who are identified by the Registrar’s Office (via Angeles College email account and/or personal email address on file). Students must have filed a 2019-2020 FAFSA or be eligible to file a FAFSA. Students will be notified of their approval notice via their Angeles College email account and/or personal email address as identified in an application. Funds will be processed through account payable and you will receive a paper check (which will be mailed to the students to the address provided in the application).

The maximum awards of $1,200 to the minimum awards of $50 will be given to students after Angeles College – CARES Act emergency grant committee’s review and approval of the submitted application. Please refer to the following breakdown for details.

Enrolled Program average hrs per weekPell Eligible Maximum AwardPell Eligible Minimum AwardNot Eligible for Pell Maximum AwardNot Eligible for Pell
Minimum Award
32 hours or above$1,200$200$600$100
22 to 31 hours$900$150$450$75
12 to 21 hours$600$100$300$50

The deadline for application is May 15, 2020.

Note: This is a complex, challenging, and fluid situation, which continues to evolve rapidly. All information is subject to change as deemed necessary by Angeles College – CARES Act emergency grant committee’s leadership in accordance with guidance and recommendations issued by federal, state, and local public health and government officials.