Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) (HEERF II) Grant
March 24, 2021 Update
Nazarene Bible College received $64,489 in funds pursuant to the Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students. A total of 210 students were considered eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under Section 18004(a) (1) of the CARES Act.
As of March 24, 2021, NBC distributed 100 percent of the funds by providing Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. A total of $64,489 was awarded to 86 students by the following method:
- Grant applications were dated as received for consideration on a first-come, first served basis
- Priority was given to students enrolled in the Spring 2021 term who demonstrated exceptional need. Exceptional need refers to any student whose Expected Family Contribution (EFC) was $5,711 or less as determined by the 2020-21 FAFSA. Each student in this group received a standard award amount of $900.00.
- Students who were enrolled in the Spring 2021 term and had an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $5,712 or more, as determined by the 2020-21 FAFSA, received a standard award amount of $450.00.
- The application process was closed once all funding was exhausted
Quarterly reports are available at https://www.nbc.edu/consumer-information/
March 4, 2021
Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF II) was created under Section 314 (a)(1) of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA).
Nazarene Bible College signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education the Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students. The U.S. Department of Education confirmed approval and NBC received notification of funding on March 4, 2021. NBC intends to use no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students. The total award allocated to Nazarene Bible College under this grant is $64,489.
Who is eligible?
- Active student in a degree program, currently enrolled in Spring 2021
- U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen*
- Financial need*
- High School or GED completed*
- Not in default on any federal student loan*
- Maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress (or eligible for Financial Aid while on Financial Aid Warning or Probation status)
What expenses are considered allowable?
Emergency grants for students may be used for any component of the student’s cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus such as but not limited to tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care) or childcare.
How do I apply?
Return the CRRSAA Grant Application to the Financial Aid Office by 3/15/21 5:00 p.m. CST. Complete a 2020-21 FAFSA if one is not currently on file. You will receive email confirmation of your award eligibility within 5 business days from receipt of your application.
How are the grant funds awarded?
This grant will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to those that are determined to have need* and until funds are exhausted. A student may only qualify for one emergency grant disbursement.
How will I receive my grant funds?
Nazarene Bible College will issue your grant funds as designated on your grant application. You may request a check to be issued to you by postal mail or you may authorize NBC to apply the grant funds to your current or future student account balance. Funds will be disbursed according to the established Financial Aid Schedule of funds located in the NBC Student Portal under "Financial Aid Information".
*Nazarene Bible College has determined that the FAFSA is the best way to verify that this requirement is met. If you do not have a valid 2020-21 FAFSA on file one must be completed for this grant.