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CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Grant Fund(s) provided emergency financial aid assistance to students for expenses related to the “disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus” as stipulated by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act that was signed into law March 27, 2020 and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (HEERF II) approved by Congress on December 27, 2020. Awards were distributed to eligible Alice Lloyd College students based on FAFSA information with an emphasis on providing support to need-based students (i.e. Federal Pell Grant recipients) which was emphasized by the Secretary of Education.