CCAC Will Make COVID Relief Funding Available For Students

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) The Community County of Allegheny County (CCAC) will make special COVID-19 funding available for students this upcoming fall.

Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, students who have been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, and the funds will assist with necessities like food, housing, course materials, technology needs, health and child care.

“CCAC is committed to providing a safe, welcoming and supportive learning environment—one where all students have access to an affordable, top-notch education that will put them on a path to a successful future,” CCAC President Dr. Quintin Bullock said.

The funding is intended for students who have been effected by coronavirus.

To be eligible for the CARES Act funding, students must be enrolled in an approved degree program, be eligible for Title IV Financial Aid, and meet satisfactory academic standards.

In addition to the CARES Act funding, CCAC students will be able to apply for a multitude of other federal and state financial aid funds including grants, scholarships, work-study programs, and direct student loans.

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