Anna Maria College CARES Act Student Aid - Federal Emergency Relief Fund
Anna Maria College CARES Act Student Aid funds are federal grants that can be used to cover expenses, so you can focus on your education and meet your academic goals. You will not be asked to pay the funds back.

 

Steps to Apply
A) Fill out the online application. This application will be available from May 11–17.  Anna Maria College CARES Act Student Aid applications are due in by midnight on May 17.

B) Complete and submit a Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have already submitted a FAFSA for 2019 or 2020, this step is not required.

C) You will be contacted by Anna Maria College via email. Decisions associated with funding allocations will be completed and sent to applicants by the end of the business day on June 1.

 

*For Anna Maria College CARES Act Student Aid, you do not need to submit documentation or verification to the Department of Education (ED) after completing your FAFSA.

 

Eligibility and Requirements
Federal guidelines for Anna Maria College CARES Act Student Aid require that you must be eligible for Federal Financial Aid and meet the following criteria:

A) You have incurred expenses related to the disruption of campus activities due to COVID-19.

B) You are enrolled in Anna Maria College during the Spring 2020 Semester in a face-to-face class, a face-to-face lab, a combination of face-to-face and online, or clinical courses.

C) You meet Title IV aid eligibility requirements, including that you:

1) are a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen (i.e., eligible to receive federal Title IV aid).

2) are (or have been) enrolled in a degree-seeking or certificate program for Spring 2020.

3) are not enrolled exclusively in online courses for the spring semester on or prior to March 13, 2020.

4) meet Satisfactory Academic Progress

5) are not be in default on a federal student loan or owe an overpayment on any federal grant.

6) have a high school diploma, GED, or completion of high school in an approved homeschool setting.

7) have a valid Social Security Number.

8) are registered with Selective Service (if required).

9) do not have a federal or state conviction for drug possession or sale.

 

**Federal law precludes international students, high school dual credit students, and incarcerated students are not eligible for CARES funding.**

 

Funding will be distributed either by check or through direct deposit via the colleges ACH direct payment program. To register for electronic funding transfer, please see the Electronic Refund information on this web page.

 

Federal law precludes international students, high school dual credit students, and incarcerated students are not eligible for CARES funding.

 

For Additional information: Should you have any questions regarding Financial Aid, contact the Financial Aid office at (508) 849-3366 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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