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Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
Southern University and A. & M. College (institution) has signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education 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.
The below chart shows 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 students were provided with instructions, directions, and/or guidance by the institution concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants. In addition, students were asked to complete a dynamic form to meet requirements to receive the funds and once completed it was routed to Cashier's Office.
|Program Name||CFDA #||Award Number||Award Amount||Amount
Received by Institution
| Amount Disbursed to Students/
for Admin. Cost
|CARES Relief - Students||84.425E||P425E200926||4,698,402.00||4,698,402.00||4,115,900.00|
|CARES Relief - Institutional||84.425F||P425F201887||4,698,401.00||2,557,386.85||2,557,386.85|
The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is a total of $4,115,900. The institution continues to distribute the funds as the students meet the requirements to receive the funds.
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 is 5264 students.
(1) The institution determined which students enrolled for Spring 2020 with a paid status as of March 20, 2020 would receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants provided by the Cares Act Funding by using the following information. In addition, International, Dual Enrollment, Cross enrolled, and 100 % online students were not eligible to receive funding.
(2) The institution required the students complete a dynamic form to assist in determining eligibility which requires the student to explain how they intend to use the funds received; and
(3) The institution required all eligible students reviewed by both the Bursar's Office to determine what their current status is in the institution at the time of the distribution of the funds.
Instructions, directions, and/or guidance was provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants. In addition, students were asked to complete a dynamic form. Once completed, it was routed to Cashier's Office.
|Number of Students|
|Full time Undergraduates with an EFC = 0 received $1,000.00||2271|
|Full time Undergraduates with an EFC > 0 received $800.00||1915|
|Part time Undergraduates with an EFC = 0 received $800.00||333|
|Part time Undergraduates with an EFC > 0 received $600.00||181|
|Full time Graduate students with an EFC =0 received $800.00||199|
|Full time Graduate students with an EFC > 0 received $600.00||103|
|Part time Graduate students with an EFC = 0 received $600.00||167|
|Part time Graduate students with an EFC > 0 received $500.00||95|