Texas Health and Science University is required to post a notice on the institution’s web page regarding how much funding the institution received to help students due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the method used to select students to receive the funding. The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-IHE/Student Aid supplies funding for institutions to provide emergency financial aid grants to on campus students who have been impacted by disrupted campus operations due to coronavirus, many of whom are facing financial challenges and struggling to make ends meet.
The CARES Act requires all institutions of higher education that received funding to post the following information:
- Texas Health and Science University has signed and returned the Department of Education the CARES Act Certification and Agreement. This document is an assurance that Texas Health and Science University has used, or intends to use, no less than 50% of the funds received under Section (a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide emergency financial aid grants to students.
- The total amount of funds that Texas Health and Science University will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students is$29,708.00.
- The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a) (1) of the CARES Act as the date of the submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter) is $29,708.00.
- The total number of students at the institution 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 is 36.
- The total number of students who received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a) (i) of the CARES Act is 36.
- Must be a degree seeking student enrolled in the institutions undergraduate or graduate programs in the spring 2020 Trimester.
- Must be eligible to receive Title IV financial aid.
- Must have completed a 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 FAFSA.
- Must not have been enrolled in a fully online program as of March 13, 2020.
In accordance with the U.S. Department of Education guidelines, Texas Health and Science University will distribute CARES Act Emergency Financial Aid Grants to eligible students based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as indicated below.
EFC Award Amount