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Eligible SLCC Students Receive Up To $ 750 For COVID Help In Higher Education

Federal COVID funds will help eligible Salt Lake Community College students meet their higher education expenses.

SALT LAKE CITY, December 16, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Eligible Salt Lake Community College students enrolled in the spring semester 2022 will automatically receive up to $ 750 in federal grants. Created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this one-time scholarship is to be used at the discretion of students for costs related to higher education.

Eligibility does not depend on citizenship status. Students enrolled in School of Applied Technology credits or courses will receive the grant. Eligible students who are also Pell-eligible will receive $ 750, and eligible students who are not Pell-eligible will receive $ 500.

“This is great news for SLCC students. The money can be used for things like tuition, books, accommodation, food, or childcare while attending. Salt Lake Community College,” noted Ryan farley, associate vice-president for the management of registrations. This grant, the Higher Education Relief Fund III (HEERF), can also be used to help students deal with emergency costs associated with COVID-19.

President Biden has appropriated $ 39.6 billion for this higher education aid fund to help students affected by the pandemic. More information on eligibility and distribution can be found on SLCC’s FAQ page.

Salt Lake Community College is that of Utah the largest open-access college, proudly educating the state’s most diverse student body in 8 fields of study at 11 locations and online. The majority of SLCC graduates transfer to four-year institutions, and thousands more are trained in programs aimed directly at the workforce. In 2023, the institution will celebrate 75 years of teaching and training the people of Utah in areas that contribute to the state’s vibrant economy and high quality of life.

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Tonia’s Day, Salt Lake Community College, 801-957-4178, [email protected]

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