New Stimulus Funding for 2021
On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA). This new law provides additional stimulus and emergency relief resources to institutions of higher education in order to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. With the new resource of funding, FRCC will continue to be dedicated in utilizing this funding to help support students in their higher education endeavors during this critical time.
Education Impact Grant for Spring 2021
The COVID-19 Educational Impact Grant for Spring 2021 is now available. This online application will allow students to be considered for an Impact Grant to support their Spring 2021 semester. The application is set to close on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 4pm.
Apply for the Spring 2021 Educational Impact Grant by completing the 2021 Educational Impact Grant application.
- Students must submit a COVID-19 Educational Impact Grant for Spring 2021.
- Students must be enrolled in classes at FRCC for Spring 2021 term.
- Must be degree-seeking at FRCC.
- Able to identify being impacted by COVID-19.
- Students who are currently in high school and or concurrent enrollment are not eligible for this funding.
- All eligibility requirements must be met and in place by Friday, February 12, 2021, in order to be considered.
- COVID Impact Grant funding will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
- All registered students with financial need are encouraged to apply. First priority will go to Pell eligible students, but we anticipate funds will be available for students who are not Pell eligible as well.
- First round of applications will start to be reviewed on Monday, February 8th, 2021, and applications will continue to be consistently reviewed throughout February.
- Each student must identify in the application how they would like to receive the grant funding; choosing either to receive a direct refund OR to have the funds applied to an outstanding Spring 2021 tuition balance
- COVID Impact Grants can only be used for Spring 2021 and will not be issued toward a future semester balance and/or applied to an outstanding past due balance.
- If approved, grant funds will be issued to the student through their Bank Mobile refund preference. It can take up to 14 business days after the funds are applied for a student to receive the funding, based upon their selected refund preference.
- All decisions and notifications regarding the Educational Impact Grant for Spring 2021 will be sent to applicants' student-issued CCCS email account (accessible through eWOLF).
Questions About the Application or Eligibility?
If you have any questions about the application, eligibility requirements, or the awarding process, please contact the COVID Impact Committee.
Thank you for your interest in the FRCC Emergency Student Success Grant. We have closed this grant for the 2020-2021 school year and are no longer accepting application. If you have questions, please check back on this page periodically for more information, or contact the Emergency Student Success Grant Committee.
FRCC Financial Aid Office recognizes that the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) may not always portray a clear picture of your current financial situation. If the FAFSA does not adequately reflect your current household situation or your financial circumstances have changed since you submitted the FAFSA, there may be an option to reevaluate your financial aid eligibility.
Circumstances that will be considered for a reevaluation could include:
- Loss of employment
- Loss or Reduction of income
- Separation or divorce
- Death of a parent or spouse
- High unreimbursed medical and/or dental expenses
- Change in household size or relationship with parents
If you would like to see if your circumstances qualify, please submit the professional judgment intake form. If you’d like more information on the professional judgment process, we encourage you to contact our office to discuss this process with a Financial Aid Advisor by calling, emailing, or visiting any campus location.