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Student Services Center (2nd Floor)
P.O. Box 447 2211 S. Washington Street Amarillo, TX 79109
Phone: (806) 371-5000
Fax: (806) 371-5371
Amarillo College acknowledges that it signed and returned the federal Certification and Agreement to receive CARES Act funding on May 18, 2020 and agreed to use no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
Amarillo College received $2,397,197 million from the US Department of Education for CARES emergency financial aid grants to be distributed to students.
As of January 15, 2021 Amarillo College has distributed $2,218,990 in CARES Act funding to 4,902 eligible students.
Student eligibility is determined by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to determine if student meets all eligibility requirements for Title IV aid. As of 11/19/2020 4,939 students were determined to have submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and were currently attending courses at Amarillo College.
In order to comply with the guidance received from the US Department of Education, Amarillo College will prioritize Title IV Eligible students with the greatest need. Amarillo College will award emergency grants ranging from $100 to $1800 based on the student's need and category of need. Students who wish to apply for and receive this assistance must:
Students received an email notification approximately 2 weeks before the beginning of the Fall semester to complete a self-assessment which was then routed to an AC Poverty Coach for processing. The AC Poverty Coach reviewed the self-assessment and, if approved, assisted the student in completing the AC CARES Act Emergency Aid Application. The Advocacy and Resource Center reviewed and approved each application and submitted any approvals to the Financial Aid Office for awarding and processing of the award. The self-assessment will reopen with the start of Fall II classes on October 26th, 2020. In addition, all students who submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and were currently attending classes as of September 2020 were awarded a $100 CARES Act grant.
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