Coronavirus & Covid-19
As part of the CARES Act we are required to provide the following data to the public.
An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned the certification and agreement form and that the institution has used, or intends to use the funds to provide the mandated amount of at least 50% of the emergency financial aid grants to students.
Fort Lewis College has signed and returned the certification and agreement form and intends to use the funds to provide the mandated amount of at least 50% of the emergency relief funds to provide grants to students.
The total amount of funds that the institution will receive, or has received under the HEERF student portion.
FLC received $1,519,318
Of those funds, the total amount that has been distributed to students as of the date of reporting (i.e. the first 30-day deadline, and then every 45 days thereafter).
$1,310,000 has been distributed as of 7/08/2020
The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and therefore eligible to receive an emergency financial aid grant.
An estimated 1800 students are eligible to receive an emergency financial aid grant
The total number of students who have received an emergency financial aid grant.
How the institution determined which students did, or will receive emergency financial aid grants and how much funding they did, or will receive.
Students are considered for the CARES Act Emergency Relief funds by submitting an online application indicating what their expense is related to the disruption of campus. Funding will be based on financial need and the number of applications received. Students with additional expenses can request additional amounts if funding is available.
Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the emergency financial aid grants.
Students were emailed instructions for applying for the grant and the instructions and FAQ regarding the CARES Act Emergency Relief Funds is posted on the FLC COVID website.