Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriation Act (CRRSAA)

CRRSAA – Student Update

Acknowledgement

As part of CRRSAA, Sandhills Community College received notification from the Department of Education on January 17, 2021 of a supplemental award in the amount of $1,016,529.00.  One hundred percent of the total funds received will be awarded directly to students.

Total Funds Received

Sandhills Community College received $1,016,529.00 from the Department of Education pursuant to Section 314(a)(1) Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriation Act for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

Total Amount Disbursed & Total Number of Recipients

As of Wednesday, March 31, 2021, the College distributed a total of $34,844.00 to 139 curriculum students for the Spring 2021 semester for “expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus”.

As of Wednesday, June 30, 2021, the College did not award any additional CRRSAA funds to students.

Methods for Awarding

For the quarter ending March 31, 2021, CRRSAA funds were automatically distributed to students who demonstrated the greatest need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Department of Education (Automatic Zero Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) Pell Recipients for Spring 2021).  The award amount for this population of students was $252 for transportation expenses.

As of Wednesday, June 30, 2021, the College did not award any additional CRRSAA funds to students.