CARES Act Application
To address the needs created in these unprecedented and challenging times, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law to get support to college students in need of relief as quickly as possible. Funding is prioritized to help cover your expenses related to the disruptions of campus operations due to coronavirus.To be eligible for a CARES Act grant, students must be enrolled in a degree or certification program at Westchester Community College and must have:
- completed a FAFSA and met Title IV Federal Financial Aid eligibility requirements
- incurred additional expenses due to the closure of campus operations due to COVID-19
- been enrolled in at least one in-person class in the Spring 2020 semester as of March 13th
Applications will be reviewed and processed as received and awards will be made until funds are exhausted. Priority will be given to applications received by July 15, 2020. Award recipients will be notified and will receive a check at their home address for the total amount of their award.
To apply for a CARES Act grant, please complete the below application and certification statement.