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ANNOUNCEMENT:

We are moving! Standard College will be relocating to 7600 Leesburg Pike, 200 East, Falls Church, VA 22043 on June 30, 2022.

Student Quarterly Report 1, March 31, 2021

CRRSAA: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II)

Standard Healthcare Services College of Nursing (Standard College) signed and returned a Certification & Agreement with the Department of Education to accept allocated funds from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260. The CRRSAA established and funded the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) to provide emergency financial aid grants to students. Standard College gave the Department of Education the assurance that the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA would be used to ensure learning continues for students during the COVID-19 pandemic by helping eligible Standard College students cover expenses related to cost of living, unanticipated travel, additional technology requirements, or other needs related to an emergency situation, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care) or child care.

Federal Emergency Aid Grant Reporting

Standard College received $337,102.00 for students to fund the CRRSAA Federal Emergency Financial Aid Grants. The estimated total number of students potentially eligible to be considered to receive CRRSAA Emergency Financial Aid Grants in quarter 1 was 452. As of March 31, 2021, $337,102.00 in HEERF funds had been disbursed to 452 unduplicated students.

Federal Emergency Aid Grant Criteria and Eligibility:

By March 31, 2021, Standard College disbursed the CRRSAA grant to all currently enrolled students, actively taking courses in the Practical Nursing Program or the LPN to RN Transition Program as of March 16, 2021. Pell grant recipients received a CRRSAA grant in the amount of $763.16. Standard College identified a Pell grant recipient student on the basis of information contained in the FAFSA the student submitted. All other students, including those who receive federal financial aid loans, students who do not receive financial aid, and students are not qualified to receive financial aid, received a CRSSAA grant in the amount of about $713.19.

Students received an email informing them of the CRRSAA grants, when and how they would receive the grant, and the amount of the grant they would receive.  There was no form or application for the student to complete. The student was informed that they would receive the funds by check or through a Bill.com account. Students were informed they did not need to provide documentation to the School on how the grant would be used.