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Financial Aid

 

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 Title IV eligible students as part of the Federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to directly support students who are facing financial challenges due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Laredo College 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.  

 

Financial Hardship Allowable Expenses:

 

  • Food/Groceries 
  • Housing/Rent/Utilities/Mortgage (cell bill)
  • Lack of Educational Support/Course Materials
  • Technology (Internet Services, Online Books, Equipment, Software/Hardware, Hotspot Internet Devices, Laptop, etc.)             
  • Health Care/Medical Expenses/Health insurance (co-pays)     
  • Childcare/Dependent Expenses
  • Transportation (Gas/Uber, Vehicle Repairs, Insurance, etc.)
  • Other 

 

For further information or questions, please fill out a Financial Aid Assistance Request form by clicking here or call 956-721-5361/956-794-4360.