Walsh

The CARES Act

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) emergency grants to Title IV federal aid eligible students who were enrolled in a degree program and registered at least half-time (6 credit hours) at the time the funds were applied to their student account for the Fall 2020 semester.

 Emergency financial aid grants to students are intended to be used for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus (including eligible expenses under a student's cost of attendance, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care).

Requirements

 Students must:

  • Be eligible for Title IV federal funds.
  • Be enrolled in a degree program and registered at least half-time (6 credit hours) at the time the funds were applied to your student account for the Fall 2020 semester.
  • Have a validated FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid office with financial need based on predetermined criteria..
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress in accordance with Financial Aid.

Distribution of Funds

All FAFSA eligible students will receive $175.

If you are signed up for non-payroll direct deposit by 8 a.m. on Monday, December 14, funds should be received in your bank account beginning on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.  

Students can sign up for direct deposit at walshcollege.edu/refunds.

Reporting

For further questions please contact business@walshcollege.edu

CARES Act FAQs