Woodburn Hall seen on Wednesday July 14, 2021.
(WVU Photo / Jennifer Shephard)
Based on the latest guidance from the US Department of Education, the University of West Virginia will distribute $ 27,271,733 in emergency grants to eligible students during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Students seeking a degree on all WVU campuses who are taking at least part-time courses and who have a free 2021-22 application for Federal Student Aid on file before August 20 will automatically be taken. into account for American Rescue Plan Act funds authorized by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III. Graduate and professional students who meet the stated criteria will be considered. Eligible international students will be contacted by the Global Affairs Office with instructions on how to apply.
Students whose financial situation has radically changed since 2019 (tax year declared on the FAFSA 2021-2022) can submit a call for family contribution. FCAs must be submitted by August 20 for priority review.
- Eligible Federal Pell Grant recipients with a CEF of zero may receive a Fall Emergency Grant of $ 1,500.
- Eligible Federal Pell Grant recipients with a CEF greater than zero may receive a Fall Emergency Grant of $ 1,000.
- Eligible non-Pell grantees with a CEF of zero to $ 10,000 may receive a Fall Emergency Grant of $ 750.
- Eligible non-Pell grantees with a CEF of $ 10,001 to $ 20,000 may receive a Fall Emergency Grant of $ 500.
- Non-Pell grantees with a CEF greater than $ 20,000 will not be considered for the grant at this time.
Students who have not yet submitted a 2021-2022 FAFSA can do so no later than August 20.
For more information on eligibility, deadlines, direct deposit and more, see the FAQs.
ur / 08/09/21
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