1. 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. Cochran School of Nursing has been awarded $43,336 under Section 18004(a)(1) Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students, of which $43,336 will be provided directly to students impacted by campus disruption due to COVID-19.
2. 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 submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter).
As of 03/31/2021, total of $78,200 has been disbursed to students. $34,864 of the $78,200 came from Section 18004 (a)(3) of CARES Act FIPSE Grant.
3. 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 to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
As of 1/31/2021, Cochran had 92 enrolled students. All students were send information regarding the application process. This information was also posted on the school website. A total of 67 students applied for the grant.
4. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
All eligible students have been offered an emergency Financial Aid Grant under 18004 (a)(1) of the CARES Act. A total of 66 students received funding.
5. The method(s) 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.
Cochran School of Nursing is using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) determine eligibility and need of the student. Student have till March 31, 2021 to apply for this grant.
6. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
These funds will be designed to prioritize students with the greatest demonstrated financial need. Recipients are required to have a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file and must have received financial aid for the spring 2021 semester. Application for CRRSAA can be found the financial tab in the student portal. The distribution of these funds will be in the form of a check unless a student requests the funds be applied directly to their student account.