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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund – Student Aid Update

1. An acknowledgment that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that 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.

a) Mid-America College of Funeral Service has signed and returned to the Department the Certification and agreement, and will ensure that no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act will be disbursed as Financial Aid Grants to eligible students.

2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement regarding HEERF Emergency Student Grants.

a) Mid-America College of Funeral Service is eligible for $9,117.00 under Section 18004(a)(1) and that a minimum of 50% ($4,559.00) will be disbursed as Financial Aid Grants to eligible students when the allocation has been received.

3. The total amount of Emergency Student Grants distributed to students as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 45 days thereafter).

a) Mid-America College of Funeral Service has disbursed $0 of the total allocation as May 13th, 2020. The allocation has not been received as of May 13th, 2020.

4. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in Title IV programs and thus eligible to receive Emergency Student Grants under the HEERF program.

a) Mid-America College of Funeral Service as of May 13th, 2020, has an estimated 178 students that is eligible to receive Emergency Student Grants under the HEERF program.

5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Student Grant under the HEERF program.

a) There have been no students who have received an Emergency Student Grant as of May 13th, 2020 at Mid-America College of Funeral Service.

6. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Student Grants and how much they would receive under the HEERF Student Grant allocation.

a) Mid-America College of Funeral Service has elected to take all eligible students in the Spring 2020 quarter and randomly select ten (10) students by two criteria: the top ten (10) students with largest household size (1) with a FAFSA EFC equal to 0 (2) for the 2019/2020 award year.

7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Student Grants.

a) Yes, students will be provided information on the purpose of the CARES Act Emergency Grants.

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