Overview

Cares Act Grant Program

Charles A. Jones Career and Education Center

Institutional Report Describing Use of Funds

Cares Act Grant Program – Financial Grants to Students

The following information is provided as a participating institution in the Section 18004(a)(1) CARES Act grant program:

Charles A. Jones Career and Education (CAJ) has signed and returned to the US Department of Education a Certification and Agreement and the assurance that CAJ 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.

The total amount of funds that the institution will receive from the Department pursuant to the Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students is:    

  • $182,855

The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act:

  • As of 8-13-20:     < 10 students have received a grant

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:

  • To be issued during 2020-21 Program Year: 157 Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

  • As of 8-13-20:     < 10 students have received a grant

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.

  • CAJ Method for determining Cares Act grant award amounts:
    • In 2019-20, 56% of new students enrolled in CAJ Title IV programs were eligible and received federal student financial aid.  We estimated that 2020-21 total new enrollment in CAJ Title IV programs will be 244, and that approximately 56% are likely to be eligible for Federal Financial Aid during the 2020-21 program year: 137 students
    • Still from enrolled from 2019-20 in Title IV programs as of 8-26-20, eligible and making satisfactory academic progress: 20 students
    • In program year 2020-21 – The estimated Total Number of Students at the institution who are or could be eligible (Still enrolled and eligible plus 56% of new 2020-21 enrollments): Total 157
    • $182,855/157 = $1164.68 award amount for each eligible 2020-21 student
    • Students will be issued grant funding who have at least 30 days of attendance

Guidance provided to eligible students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants is noted below: 

Notice to Students Eligible for Care Act Funding

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