CARES Act Funding for Students

CCMS will be distributing $67,340 directly to students, as allocated through the CARES Act’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). The funds will be distributed in the next several weeks, with a goal of having all money distributed by May 12, 2021. 

Who will receive the aid?

An equal amount of the fund will go to each student who was enrolled in CCMS campus-based courses in spring 2020.

How do I receive the aid?

All eligible students filled out the online form requesting aid. Students received the funds as a paper check.

Students who accept the funds are certifying that they incurred emergency expenses associated with the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.

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30-Day Fund Report: CARES HEERF Distribution

As of January 4, 2021 the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science has distributed $59,840 to 88 students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

As of March 14, 2020 the college had 99 on-campus students who were determined to be eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. 

The college opted to give all eligible students an equal share of the funds, meaning each student received $680.

Students were instructed to complete an online form either accepting or declining the funds. Students were issued paper checks and either picked them up at the College or received them by mail. 

The above information is provided to comply with the U.S. Department of Education’s CARES Act reporting requirements.