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answers. If you’re unable to find the answer you’re looking for, call
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Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students (Final Report)
As recipients of HEERF funds of the CARES Act, Ripon College is required to post the following information:
- Ripon College has signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement. Ripon College 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.
- Ripon College has received $454,392 from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
- As of October 1, 2020, Ripon College has distributed all $454,392 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
- There are 703 students at Ripon College who are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
- As of October 1, 2020, 451 students have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
- Students who had incurred eligible expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic were asked to submit a short application form where they could indicate these expenses and request a funding amount. In determining the amount of funding each student received, we took into account the amount asked for and the rationale given as well as the student’s financial need as determined by financial aid. Students with higher financial need received more funding than those without, but all students who applied for the funds received some money.
- Students were notified at the time of application that these funds were to be used to offset expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They were also instructed to contact the office of financial aid if their family situation changed due to COVID-19.