Emergency Funding for Students Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
CARES ACT – Disclosures -John Amico School of Hair Design/ Niles School of Cosmetology Posted 3/20/22
The John Amico School of Hair Design/Niles School of Cosmetology grateful to have the opportunity to deliver extra financial support to qualifying students during this exceedingly difficult pandemic. The federal government recently passed the CARES Act, which allocates emergency relief funding for eligible college students across the country to address pressing needs of students due to the disruption of campus operations.
If you are a John Amico School student eligible for financial aid and John Amico School of Hair Design/Niles School of Cosmetology had to modified education and operations due to COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted your personal financial situation, you can apply to receive a multiple sum of money in several payment, up to $1700 each student depending on the length of the course, unforeseen COVID-19 hardships and time left on your course at John Amico School qualified expenses. Although the money is funded by the federal government, individual colleges are managing the application and approval process, and the distribution of funds according to their own policies. Additional funding is limited, and a second or third award may be available based on the level of student needed based on unforeseen COVID-19 issues.
Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education
Institutions have received and will continue to receive guidance for each allocation share of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund from the U.S. Department of Education. Added eligibility criteria by the U.S. Department of Education, enforceable effective June 17, 2020, is that students selected to receive funds from the CARES Act HEERF Students Emergency Grant, must meet section 484 of the Higher Education Act (HEA). Section 484 of the HEA states that Title IV eligible students must:
The funds issued was $2455.00 to the student by the Cares Act as of 7/30/21
Note: Per the DOE, if any of the students are on not meeting SAP, they are not eligible for the HEERF Grant, even if they meet the other criteria.
Beginning on March 31, 2021 was issued to all students who in school and in need funds to complete their courses.
Emergency Funding for Students Due to COVID-19 19 Pandemic
Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Dear Current Student or Recent Graduate (March 16, 2020 or later), Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act the US Government has ratified the CARES Act which allows for government grants to be issued to students who qualify. Once the grants are received by the Schools, they will be processed and distributed to the students based upon the school's developed policy. In order to expedite these grant funds to be distributed to you, it is imperative that we have your most current contact information and that you agree to utilize those funds as per the U.S. Department of Education. Completion of this survey DOES NOT guarantee that you are eligible to receive grant funds. However, this survey must be completed to determine your eligibility.
To include any students that Graduated on or after 12/16 /2020 and any student on an approved Leave of Absence. Should any of these students withdraw prior to the school receiving the grant funds they will be exempt from receiving the funds.
Those funds will be re-allocated to current students. We will conduct a current final eligible student as funds are dispersed by the school.
Note: Per the DOE, if any of the students are not meeting SAP, they are not eligible for the HEERF Grant, even if they meet the other criteria. · Student is in an active enrollment status as of 12/16/20. Student is meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). Students whose education was not disrupted and was put on long term ONLINE classes will not qualify.
The U.S. Department of Education has made Emergency Financial Aid Grants available for Title IV eligible students of our institution who need financial support for their expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to Coronavirus.
This application permits students to apply for these need-based grants. Campus administration will use the information you provide here to determine your eligibility for a grant and the amount for which you will be eligible. Each student will be eligible for one grant. Students with extraordinary financial need and hardship may separately apply for an additional discretionary grant; determinations on any additional grant will be made by the campus administration based on all circumstances, including relative need and available funds.
Please fill out this information neatly and completely and provide it to your campus Financial Aid Officer. Only active students who are participating in courses actively and who are in good standing will be eligible to receive a grant.
A COPY OF THIS FORM IS IN YOUR FILE AND MUST BE FILLED OUT WHILE PUNCHED IN ON THE TIME CLOCK WHILE IN ATTENDANCE ON CAMPUS. GRADUATES MUST COME INTO CAMPUS AND FILL OUT THIS FORM. FINAL DAY TO FILL OUT THIS IS 12/29/20 FORMS COMPLETED. FUNDS WILL BE DISPENSED at any time after 12/23/20 so long as it complies with the Cares Act. In order to receive funds, you must bring in a totally completed filled out the day of your appointment. Appointments are booked during that period. See the front desk to book your appointment. Be certain you are punched in and only come to FA office before your appointment. Wear Mask and stand have social distancing.
Student Name: __________________________ Email: ________________________
Postal Address: ___________________________________________________________________
City: ___________________ State: ______ Zip: ______________
Last Four Digits of SSN: ___________ Phone Number: _____________________
Have you incurred expenses due to disruptions caused by the Coronavirus pandemic?
___ Yes ___ No
Check all situations below that apply to you.
I am financially responsible and need assistance with:
____ food expenses of my household
____ housing expenses of my household
____ paying for technologies (computer equipment, internet, etc.)
associated with attending online classes
____ my own health care costs
____ child-care expenses for my child (children)
Have you or your spouse had a loss of income? Yes _____ No ____
If you are a dependent, was there a loss of income for parent(s)? Yes _____ No ____
I am not a dependent. Yes ____ No ____
No, I am not a dependent IF YOU QUALIFY...In order to be provided the grant funds, you must agree that you will only use these funds "to cover 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 childcare)."
Do you agree to the previous statement for proper use of the funds?
I attest that all information is true and accurate, and I am requesting a one-time Emergency Financial Aid Grant to help cover the cost of expenses incurred due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
I understand that I will be unable to revise this request after submitting it, and I understand that the administration of my school will determine my eligibility for grant monies based on my responses to the questions above and the remaining length of my course and student status.
Signature________________________________ Date _____________________________
John Amico School of Hair Design/Niles
For Administration Use Only
Administrator Name: ______________________ Signature: ___________________________
Administrator Position: ___________________
Check # ___________ Issued ---Student Signature ____________________________________
Date _______ Student Eligibility Amount Payment 1 __________.
Student hours _________, Attendance _________%. GPA __________
Check# __________ Issued --- Student Signature ______________________________________
Student qualified for additional funds based on unforeseen COVID-19 19 related issues.
Date _______ Payment 2 __________
Student hours _________, Attendance _________%, GPA __________