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Cares Act Grant Application for Students

san Diego Mesa College
fall 2020 Cares Act Grant Application is now open

Latest Update: 9/14/2020

Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, San Diego Mesa College is able to offer financial assistance to students in need. The purpose of the funds is to award emergency financial aid grants to students for specific expenses that are a direct result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.

If you are a Mesa College student and the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted your personal financial situation, you can apply to receive a lump sum of up to $500 from Mesa College for qualified COVID-19 economic hardships.

Students must apply for funds by Monday, September 28, 2020 at 5:00pm. To have the best opportunity to receive this funding, please apply soon.



Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible to receive funds if you meet the following requirements:

  • You are currently enrolled in Fall 2020 classes at City, Mesa or Miramar.
  • You have specific expenses that are a direct result of the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.


Qualified COVID-19 expenses include hardships related to:

  • Technology
  • Health Care
  • Childcare,
  • Course materials
  • Rent
  • Food
  • Moving
  • Other expenses incurred this semester


about the fund

  • The maximum amount a Mesa College student can receive for Fall 2020 is $500. 
  • Awards will be distributed until CARES Act funds are exhausted.
  • This award is not a loan and does not have to be paid back.
  • Funding from the CARES Act Grant will not impact a student’s financial aid package.
  • CARES Act grants cannot be used to cover and satisfy a student’s outstanding account balance. The student may use their emergency financial aid grant for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus including, hardships related to food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and childcare.


apply here

https://bit.ly/sdccdcaresapp



application Deadline

Students must apply for funds by Monday, September 28, 2020 at 5:00pm. To have the best opportunity to receive this funding, please apply soon.



Receiving the Award



Additional Information


 

For questions email mesaaid@sdccd.edu.

We know this is a challenging time for students and want to commend you for your continued resilience! We are here for you!