COVID-19 Student Assistance: Federal CARES Act Assistance

Spring 2021 CARES Act Assistance

We know these have been very challenging times and that many of you are still experiencing great need due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  ACC is here to help and Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021-CRRSAA (CARE) has provided ACC with additional funds to help students with needs such as housing, laptops, internet, food insecurities, transportation, health care, child care, and tuition and fees.

You may be eligible to receive assistance if you meet the following requirements for this funds. Students do not have to have a completed 2020-2021 FAFSA but are encouraged to do so if applicable. 

  • You must be enrolled for the Spring 2021 semester at ACC
  • You must be a US citizen or Permanent resident

Awards will be determined based on completed Student Relief Grant Application form. 

  • Priority will be given to students that have exceptional need.
  • Awards will be given to approved students based on the following:
    • Dual Enrollment Students $500
    • Credit and Continuing Education Students $800

If you have been affected and currently or will be enrolling for the Spring 2021 and would like to apply for this funds, please submit the application at https://alvincollege.academicworks.com/opportunities/609 using the first part of your ACC email address (before the at sign) and your POD password. The application will be available starting TODAY for you to request assistance. 

Submission of an application does not guarantee emergency grant funds. If you meet all the qualifications and criteria you will be awarded on a first come first serve basis, until funds have been depleted. 

Awarded funds will be refunded via Direct Deposit if it has been set up or via Paper check for those who do not have Direct Deposit set up. You may log into your POD account and set up Direct Deposit for a faster refund.

For those approved we will automatically be award the funds on the students’ award page. If denied, you will be receiving an email communication that will include the reason(s) for denial. 

Please let us know if you have questions! We are here to help!

 


Alvin Community College has received a total of $2,777,498 in federal funding from the CARES Act for COVID-19 assistance. $1,138,749 will benefit students through cash money. The college also received another $1,138,749 million in Institutional cash from the CARES Act.

If you are currently enrolled in any Fall Session, you may begin applying now for CARES assistance. Funds will begin being distributed on Tuesday, September 8 via direct deposit and will continue to be distributed throughout the semester as additional students apply or run out of funds. You may only apply once per semester.

You will be notified by email if you’re denied and the reason for denial.

Awards will be based on number of hours taken for each Fall session:

  • 1- 8 Hours - $500
  • 9 -11 Hours - $600
  • 12 or more Hours - $800

Alvin Community College has received a total of $2,777,498 in federal funding from the CARES Act for COVID-19 assistance. $1,138,749 will benefit students through cash money. The college also received another $1,138,749 million in Institutional cash from the CARES Act. 

If you are currently enrolled in any Summer Session, you may begin applying now through July 10. Only one distribution will be offered for the summer and will begin being distributed on Monday, June 22.

You will be notified by email of either your approval or denial.

Awards will be based on number of hours taken during Summer period:

  • 1-6 Hours - $500
  • 7 or more Hours - $800

Please click the following link to apply for CARES Act Federal Assistance.

https://alvincollege.academicworks.com/opportunities/612

ACC is here to help and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has provided ACC with the necessary funds to help students with needs such as housing, laptops, internet, and food insecurities.  


If you have been affected and would like to apply for this fund, please submit the application at https://alvincollege.academicworks.com/opportunities/609 . The application will be available starting May 4th at 8am through midnight May 8th for you to request assistance. Submission of an application does not guarantee emergency grant funds. If you meet all the qualifications and criteria, the amounts will be determined as follow and will be awarded on a first come first serve basis, until funds have been depleted.

Enrolled in 1 to 8 hours: $300
Enrolled in 9 to 12 hours: $400
Enrolled in over 12 hours: $500

If approved, we will send you an email communication indicating this decision . If denied, you will be receiving an email communication that will include the reason(s) for denial.