Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting-Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
1. School Acknowledgement:
San Jose City College acknowledges that we signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement and intend to distribute no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
2. Funds Available to Students:
San Jose City College received $1,137,482 for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
3. Funds Distributed to Students:
As of July 28, 2020, $839,900 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants has been distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
4. Eligible Students:
The estimated total number of students eligible to participate in the program 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) was 5,000.
5. Number of Students Who Received Funding:
As of July 28, 2020, 1,210 students have received an emergency grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
6. Method(s) Used to Determine Funding:
7. Instructions/Announcements for Students:
who are experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic should
submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or CA Dream
Application for the 2020-21 academic year and select SJCC as the school of
attendance. Application for the CARES
Emergency funding will be available at the start of the Summer 2020 and Fall
2020 terms, for students continuing from the Spring 2020 semester.