COVID 19 and Financial Aid:
Genesis Career College was recently awarded federal grant funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help relieve the financial impact felt by our students from the COVID 19 pandemic. These funds will be used to assist our student population who were immediately affected by the disruption of on-campus instruction caused by the Coronavirus.
What is the CARES Act?
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress with overwhelming, bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump on March 27th, 2020. The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-IHE/Student Aid provides funding to institutions to provide emergency financial aid grants to students whose lives have been disrupted, many of whom are facing financial challenges and struggling to make ends meet.
Am I Eligible for the CARES Act Grant?
To apply for the CARES Act Grant, students must meet the eligibility requirements listed below:
1) Students who were active status or on an approved leave of absence as of March 13, 2020
2) Students who are eligible to participate in Title IV programs
3) Students who have not withdrawn after March 13th 2020
If so, How Do I Apply?
If eligible, you will receive via email the Attestation and Request for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Under the CARES Act. This document will serve as your official request for your grant funds. You will need to fill out the form completely, including your current mailing address. This mailing address will be the address your check will be mailed to, so it is imperative this address is filled in correctly.
How can I spend the CARES Act Grant Funds?
These funds are intended to support student needs associated with your academic cost of attendance, including housing and rent, food, course materials, technology, health care and childcare.
Current students: use the following links associated with your campus to find more information
a. For Cookeville and Nashville Campuses click HERE
b. For Lebanon, Dalton and South Atlanta Campuses click HERE
US Department of Education CARES Act Disclosures:
a. For the Cookeville and Nashville Campuses click HERE
b. For the Lebanon, Dalton and South Atlanta Campuses click HERE