CRRSAA Act Funding for Qualified Students

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Questions & Answers

How much CARES/CRRSAA Act emergency funding was provided to Jefferson State students for Spring 2021?
The college is reviewing student accounts for eligibility and has begun distributing remaining CARES Act and new CRRSAA Act funds to eligible students. These distributions will be $500 per student and an additional $500 for students who receive PELL Grants. The total amount of these awards will be posted on this site once the distributions are complete. Checks will be mailed to students at the current address on record or transferred to bank accounts provided by the student.

How many Jefferson State Students were eligible for the CARES/CRRSAA  Act funds?
Jefferson State is currently distributing Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students enrolled in credit courses for the Spring 2021 term. The total amount of students receiving these awards will be posted on this site once the distributions are complete.

Who is eligible for the Jefferson State CARES/CRRSAA Act funding?
Students who are classified as qualifying citizens and are enrolled in credit courses.

Who is not eligible for the Jefferson State CARES/CRRSAA  Act funding?
Undocumented students, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, and International Students.

What is the financial amount each qualified Jefferson State student will receive?
Eligible students will receive $500 and Students receiving PELL Grants will receive an additional $500.

How are students notified if they are eligible for funding?
Jefferson State emailed all students deemed eligible for the funding.