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COVID-19
Emergency Grant Funding

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recognizes that students at all levels — undergraduate, graduate and professional — are experiencing additional financial needs because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

To meet immediate needs related to the pandemic, Carolina has awarded emergency grants from multiple resources, including funding provided by the University through the Student Impact Fund and funding provided by the federal government through the .

But the additional needs created by the pandemic will extend into the 2020-2021 academic year, and meeting them will require roughly double the funding for students that the University received through the CARES Act.

As one of two public universities that meet the full demonstrated need of all undergraduate students who qualify for aid, the University is working to identify additional resources so that it can continue to meet full need, including the additional need that students are demonstrating as a result of COVID-19.

The University is committed to meeting the needs of students as transparently and as equitably as possible. In addition to reporting required by the CARES Act, which appears below and is regularly updated, we offer the following facts and resources.

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365体育投注官网 or contact the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid to request reconsideration of their needs due to loss of income, extraordinary expenses or other items related to their costs for 2020-21. In addition, emergency grant funding is available through the Dean of Students’ Student Emergency Fund. The Dean of Students will work with the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid to use remaining Student Impact Fund and other resources available to help meet the financial needs of students.

How does the University report its use of CARES Act funding to the federal government?

The University’s required report to the federal government on its use of CARES Act funding appears below and is regularly updated:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement for Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends 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.

The institution has/will receive $8,647,589.

The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act, is 22,500.

As of July 20, the University has awarded $8,646,087 of these funds and $365,541 of the institutional portion of its CARES funds, a total of $9,011,628 to 3,957 students.

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