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CARES Act Funding 

 

  

Federal Emergency Relief Fund for LC Students

  

Laredo College has received the U.S. Department of Education Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) funded by the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was passed by Congress and signed into law in March.  

  

The CARES Act money will be distributed to students that meet certain requirements.  These funds will be used to assist eligible students as part of the Federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to directly support eligible students who are facing financial challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 

  

Laredo College eligible students will have access to the U.S. Department of Education Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds.  The CARES Act funds will be used to address Financial Hardship (To include: Housing, Utilities, Lack of Educational Support, Food, Technology, Medical Expenses, Books, Supplies, Transportation expenses, Gas and Health Insurance) due to the COVID-19 epidemic. 

 

 

To receive the CARES Act money students must:

 

 

  • Have completed the 2019 – 2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), to apply visit www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Be enrolled for the Spring 2020 semester
  • Must complete a CARES Act application that will be made available to eligible students. 

 

 

Laredo College will notify eligible students of the process and any additional requirements. 

  

Please check your LC Email and/or the Financial Aid website http://www.laredo.edu/cms/fa/ for details and updates. In addition, stay tuned for communications from Laredo College regarding the distribution of CARES Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) grants. 
 

For further information or question please email finaid@laredo.edu or call 956-721-5361/956-794-4360.