EAC offers students COVID-19 Emergency Aid Grant

EAC offers students COVID-19 Emergency Aid Grant

Eastern Arizona College has announced the establishment of the COVID-19 Emergency Aid Grant to help students who are financially impacted as a result of the global pandemic. This grant pertains to the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and includes grants for college and university students across the nation.

“We understand that many students are trying to navigate the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic,” stated Todd Haynie, president of Eastern Arizona College. “This funding is intended to help students weather the storm and continue pursuing their academic goals.”

EAC already distributed $1,111,136 in student aid from the CARES Act in 2020. Details on eligibility for the new grant will be shared soon. Funds will be available for qualified students for all 2021-2022 semesters starting with the 2021 Summer term. For questions about this emergency aid grant, please contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@eac.edu or (928) 428-8287.