HEERF / CARES Act Funds
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-136, Alaska Career College (OPEID-025410-00) has been authorized to distribute emergency cash grants to students as part of the funding allocated in the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF).
Alaska Career College has accepted this supplemental funding from the Department of Education assuring to use no less than $479,963 to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants directly to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 crisis. Alaska Career College is also electing to use a portion of the Institutional Funding provided under this act to allow for an increase in the individual amounts granted to each student.
Note: This page is dedicated to the new funding (HEERF) established by the CRRSAA. Current Covid-19 policies and information can be found on the Covid-19 Information page.
Alaska Career College has established a committee to facilitate the distribution of this emergency funding while adhering to the regulations established by the Department of Education. The school intends to distribute the majority of this funding as quickly as possible in order to provide maximum benefit to the students impacted by COVID-19.