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CARES Act Regulatory Information
The University of Providence signed and returned the Certification and Agreement to the Department of Education in order to secure funding for students under Section 18004(a)(1) if the CARES Act. This funding is to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students who have been negatively impacted by our institutions change of operations to an on-line format due to COVID-19.
The University of Providence received $982,001 from the Department of Education pursuant to the signed Certification and Agreement to be used for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
As of 3/31/2022, the University of Providence has awarded $729,882 1 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. This section will be updated quarterly in compliance with the signed Certification and Agreement with the Department of Education.
Students who are or were enrolled at the University of Providence during the COVID-19 national emergency (any time after March 13, 2020) are eligible for emergency financial aid grants from the HEERF, regardless of whether they completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or are eligible for Title IV. As of 3/31/2022 approximately 2,256 students were eligible.
As of 3/31/2022, the University has awarded Emergency Financial Aid Grants to 423 students. This information will be updated quarterly in compliance with the signed Certification and Agreement with the Department of Education.
All eligible students were contacted by email and text regarding the opportunity to apply for an Emergency Financial Aid Grant from the CARES Act. The University created a CARES Act Committee, made up of several department representatives, who oversee the awarding of the Emergency Financial Aid Grants. This committee reviews the application and documentation from students, uses the guidelines set forth by the Department, and tries to award Grants to students in a fair and consistent manner.
Quarterly CARES HEERF Reports