CARES ACT FUNDING UPDATE
Motlow State Community College disbursed the first disbursement for emergency student assistance provided by the Coronavirus Act, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act the week of May 18, 2020. Updated guidance from the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) allowed additional payments to a new population of students who were not eligible for the initial emergency aid payment. Motlow sent the second and final disbursement on June 5, 2020. Motlow distributed all allocated funds.
Students must have been enrolled by March 13, 2020, for the spring 2020 semester attending at least one traditional on-ground class with the non-eligible students described below.
Funding does not include the following:
- Students initially enrolled exclusively in online courses as of March 13, 2020
- Students who are transient, dual-enrolled, non-degree seeking, or in industry training programs are not eligible. Transient students are those students enrolled at one college and taking one or more courses at another institution.