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Covid Financial Assistance (ARP Act)

The U.S. Department of Education, through the American Rescue Plan (ARP), is providing supplemental funds to assist students impacted by COVID-19. These funds are available to help students cover expenses related to food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care.

Please read the list of FAQ carefully and complete the application below if you have been impacted by the novel coronavirus and are in need of supplemental funds.

  • Am I eligible for American Rescue Plan supplemental financial aid funds?

  • What type of expenses are covered by the American Rescue Plan funding?

  • How can I apply for American Rescue Plan supplemental funds?

  • When will I know if I have been approved?

  • If approved, how do I get the funds?

  • Can these funds be applied to my balance?

  • How much can I get from the supplemental funds?

  • Are international students eligible to receive funds under the American Rescue Plan?

  • If I received funding from the American Rescue Plan in the fall of 2021, am I eligible to apply for spring funding?

  • Will these funds impact my financial aid?

  • Do I have to apply for Financial Aid to be eligible for supplemental funds?

  • Will I have to repay these supplemental funds?

  • My program is 100% online, am I eligible?

Additional FAQs regarding eligibility and distribution of supplemental financial aid grants can be found here –  American Rescue Plan