Skip Navigation

CARES Act Emergency Funds for Students

45 Day Report Updated – July 15, 2020

 
 

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates funds to support individuals and businesses/organizations, including colleges and universities,
affected by the pandemic and economic downturn. Huston-Tillotson university has received funds under the CARES Act and is providing emergency assistance to as many students
as possible to help them meet their emergency financial needs during this challenging time



An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

Huston-Tillotson University signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification Agreement. The University was award $815,096 of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

 

The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

The total amount of funds that Huston-Tillotson received on May 4, 2020, from the U.S. Department of Education for distribution to students is $815,096.

 

The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter).

The total amount of emergency grants distributed to students under section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act for the Spring 2020 semester is $737,368.16.

 

The estimated total number of students at the institution who are or could be eligible to participate in the Federal student financial aid programs under Section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and thus are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

The estimated total number of students at Huston-Tillotson eligible to participate in programs under section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive emergency grants under section 18004(a)(1) of the Cares Act is 941.

 

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. (For example, if you have not issued grants to students yet or have issued fewer than 10 grants, you should indicate that <10 students have received a grant)

The total number of Huston-Tillotson students enrolled in the Spring 2020 semester who received an emergency grant under section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 941.

 

The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

The method that was used to determine if a student was to receive the Emergency Financial Aid Grant was the filing and submission of the 2019-2020 FAFSA with the Huston Tillotson University’s school code. Students with an estimated family contribution (EFC) of $9,999 or less received an emergency grant in the amount of $824.08. Students with an EFC between $10,000 and $19,999 received an emergency grant in the amount of $739.90. Students with an EFC of $20,000 or more received an emergency grant in the amount of $695.05.

 

The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

Additional information was published on the university’s website at https://htu.edu/covid-19-student-faqs.