Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF)

Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA):

April 19, 2021

An acknowledgement that the institution signed the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, at least the same amount of funding in financial aid grants to students as was required to be provided under sections 18004(a)(1) and (c) of division B of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Pub. L. 116–136).  – Signed Acknowledgement

Central Tech has received $71,269 from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

Currently, Central Tech has disbursed $66,369 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA as of the date of submission.

Central Tech estimates 148 students are eligible to participate in programs 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 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA. 148 students have received the CARES Act Grant.

Method for distributing funds: The institution disbursed funding based on exceptional need and program hours. A lump sum has been set aside for students to apply due to additional hardships.

CARES Act Grant for Post-Secondary Adult Students

Higher Education Emergency Relief Grant (HEERF):

May 14, 2020 (updated June 6, 2020; July 15, 2020; January 22, 2021; April 16, 2021)

Funding Certification and Agreement for the Institutional Portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Formula Grants Authorized by Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Central Tech received $71,269 from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

Currently, Central Tech has disbursed $71,269 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of submission.

Central Tech estimates 115 students are eligible to participate in programs 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) of the CARES Act, and 114 students received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

Method for distributing funds: The institution disbursed funding based on program hours and the amount of time the student had to participate in distance education. A lump sum has been set aside for students to apply due to additional hardships.

Central Tech provided a CARES Act Eligibility Application, CARES Act Grant for Post-Secondary Adult Students, and CARES Act Higher Ed Emergency Relief (HEERF) Grant form to the students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.