The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is emergency funding from the federal government to assist students who are financially affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
These funds can help qualifying students who are facing an unexpected financial emergency and need help with one or more of the following items in order to stay enrolled in college: tuition, books, supplies, food, transportation, housing, child care, or health care.
- You must have a 2019-2020 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) on file with a valid EFC result
- Be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident
- Must be actively enrolled in at least 6 approved college credit units for the Spring 2020 Semester OR
- Must be enrolled in at least 3 approved college credit units for the Summer 2020 Semester. Student must have completed 12 or more units at RSCCD prior to the Summer semester to be eligible.
- Registered with Selective Service at
www.sss.gov (males only)
- Be actively enrolled in an approved major of study
- Have earned a high school diploma or equivalent
- Not be in default on a Title IV loan (student loan)
- Have a valid Social Security number
- Not owe an overpayment on Title IV grants
Additional documentation may be requested by the financial aid office to determine eligibility
1. Click the button below.
2. Complete the fillable PDF. "Sign" by typing your name on the Certification line.
3. Download completed form and save to your personal computer desktop or files.
4. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and attach the completed PDF application with any supporting documentation
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