San Jacinto College Cares Act Emergency Grant Fund - Spring Semester

San Jacinto College received an allocation from the US Department of Education (as appropriated by the CARES Act) to create an emergency grant fund for San Jacinto College students. The funds are intended to help students who have experienced a financial problem due to the disruption of campus operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Terms of SJC Emergency Aid Grant Fund
• Must submit Emergency Grant Fund Application
• Must be currently Enrolled for the Spring or Summer Semesters (excludes students enrolled exclusively in an online program of study and current dual credit students)
• Must have submitted a FAFSA for 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 and be eligible to receive Title IV financial aid under Section 484 of the Higher Education Act (Pell Grant, Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants, Federal Work Study and Federal Direct Loans)
• Must use funds to cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations as a result to the COVID-19 pandemic
• Must select a BankMobile refund preference (

Award amounts vary with a $1,200 limit

Spring Semester Grants:
Emergency funding requests take up to three to five working days to process. Additional time may be required depending on your BankMobile refund selection.

August 6, 2020, or until funds are exhausted

If you have not applied for financial aid assistance or applied previously, but had a change in your household income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, please schedule a virtual appointment for an Appeal Inquiry with a financial aid advisor here:

Varies with a $1,200.00 limit
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? (The 2019-2020 and 2020-2021FAFSAs are required for eligibility. If you are not reenrolling for the fall 2020 semester, only the 2019-2020 FAFSA is required.)
  2. Please select the option(s) that best describes how your household incurred additional expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic (you can select more than one choice).
  3. Other Technology Needs Not listed Above:
  4. By signing below, I am certifying that expenses selected above are expenses related the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I understand that the selection committee reserves the right to verify that I am in good standing in accordance with the requirement of the San Jac CARES Act Emergency Aid Grant. I also give San Jacinto College permission to use my information to complete all reporting obligations.
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