The CARES emergency grants are designed to support student expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic. These expenses might include food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child-care expenses. Grants will be disbursed electronically via direct deposit or via paper check.
If I receive funds from the CARES Act and withdraw or take emergency leave from the Summer or Fall 2020 terms do I need to return the money?Carol Hirashima2021-08-27T04:25:43+00:00
No, the CARES Act funding is intended to provide one-time relief funding to mitigate the disruption caused by COVID-19.
If you did not receive a CARES Act disbursement, then your student record as of June 1, 2020 did not reflect that you meet the eligibility criteria as described above. If Fielding is able to secure additional funding, students will be notified about the available funding and any associated application process.
The distribution of funds to eligible students will begin the week of June 8, 2020. If you meet the eligibility criteria and have not received funding by June 22, 2020, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. In the meantime, please sign up for direct deposit and/or verify that your mailing address is accurate in WebAdvisor Self Service. We are working very hard to disburse eligible students’ grants as quickly as possible. Once posted, funds will be disbursed via direct deposit for those who currently have that in place. Once posted in the student account, direct deposit funds are normally received in the student’s bank account in three business days. [...]
Eligible recipients will be notified via their Fielding email account. All currently enrolled Summer 2020 students who are eligible to receive federal financial aid and were not enrolled in a completely online program will receive emergency grants funded by HEERF. Even if students owe tuition or fees to the university, they are still eligible for this program. The funds will go directly to students via direct deposit or paper check. Any debts owed to the university will not be deducted from the emergency grant. Minimum eligibility criteria for students: Have a current Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with [...]
The CARES Act Emergency Relief Grant Fund provides 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.