CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Statement
At Southern New Hampshire University, we know many of our students are facing significant challenges due to the ongoing pandemic. To assist students who have been impacted financially, SNHU is distributing emergency government grant funding via the CARES Act. The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-IHE/Student Aid supplies funding for institutions to provide emergency financial aid grants to on campus students who have been impacted by disrupted campus operations due to coronavirus, many of whom are facing financial challenges and struggling to make ends meet.
The CARES Act requires all colleges and universities participating in the program to provide access to the following information.
A link to the Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report for SNHU can be found here: SNHU Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report
- Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has signed and returned to the Department of Education the CARES Act Certification and Agreement. This document is an assurance that SNHU has used, or intends to use, no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
- The total amount of funds that the SNHU will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students is $2,747,004.
- The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of this submission is $2,649,080.
- 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 thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 2,409.
- The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 2,350.
- SNHU ‘s method of evaluating eligibility was based on the student being Title IV eligible and based off of the students Expected Family Contribution (EFC) to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants, and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Band
0 - 6,000
6,001 - 10,000
10,001 - 20,000
- SNHU sent the following email to qualifying students concerning Emergency Financial Aid Grants