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Relief Grants through the Coronavirus Aid, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

SUNY Sullivan acknowledges an authorized representative of the institution has signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

SUNY Sullivan will receive $1,038,982 from the Department of Education pursuant to the Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

SUNY Sullivan has distributed $308,550 of $519,491 under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of 10/14/2020

SUNY Sullivan has determined 885 students at the institution are 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.

552 students have received an Emergency Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the 10/14/2020

SUNY Sullivan has prioritized awarding of Emergency Financial Aid Grants to its students in the following categories. Most students are eligible for funding in multiple categories:

Block Grants*

*Block grant totals will be the sum of all the categories under which a student qualifies.

Case Based Funding

Under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act, students received awards ranging from $300 to $675.

All students will be notified of eligibility, requirements, and application availability by SUNY Sullivan email.

The application will require students to certify and attest that they have or will incur allowable expenses of food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, childcare, and/or transportation as a result of the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. An application will be forthcoming. For questions regarding the CARES Act Student Emergency Financial Aid Grant please email finaid@sunysullivan.edu