CRRSAA information for students

CARES Act/CRRSAA Act – Emergency Assistance Grants

Reporting

Jackson College received an additional $1,946,067 under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) to be used to provide emergency grants to students.  These funds can be used for costs associated with attending college or for emergency costs that arise due to the coronavirus.  These costs include items such as tuition, food, housing, medical and mental health care, or childcare.

Grant overview

  • Awards will vary from $800 to $2,000 per semester based on need and enrollment level.
  • This grant requires prioritization of students with the highest need.
  • Award continuation will depend on availability of funds.
  • Student will be contacted by JC email and JetStream if they are eligible for these funds the week of March 15th, 2021.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in the 21/WN semester as of March 15, 2021.
  • Must have a FAFSA on file as of March 1, 2021.
  • Must have incurred expenses related to higher education or emergency costs associated with the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • High School graduate or GED

Distribution of funds

Students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of zero and enrolled at the following levels:

Credit Hours Award Amount
1-5 $800
6-8 $1000
9-11 $1,250
12 or more $1,500

Students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) up to 5,711 and enrolled at the following levels:

Credit Hours Award Amount
1-5 $800
6-8 $1000
9-11 $1,250
12 or more $1,500

Students who applied for CARES Act Emergency Assistance Grants in Fall 2020 and meet eligibility requirements in Winter 2021 will receive $2,000.

  • Emergency Assistance Grants will be issued a refund via a paper check or eCheck (if signed up for eChecks) unless student has opted to apply the Emergency Assistance Grant to their outstanding account balance.
    • Student will receive (via email and JetStream) a link to an approval form if they wish to apply the grant to their outstanding account balance.