Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds
As of February 8, 2022, all HEERF Emergency Funding has been exhausted and no more grant applications will be accepted.
Students enrolled at Cape Fear Community College for the Spring 2022 term may be eligible to receive a one-time HEERF grant if they are facing difficulties due to COVID-19. You may be eligible if you need assistance in the following areas:
Students who qualify will receive a one-time payment of $1,500.
Grants requests will be considered in the order in which they are received and will be available until all of CFCC’s remaining HEERF student funds have been exhausted.
To be eligible you must:
- Demonstrate Enrollment at the Time of Disbursement:
- Must have graduated high school
- Be enrolled in at least 1 credit hour for Spring, or
- Be enrolled in at least 16 Economic & Workforce Development (EWD) contact hours for Spring 2022 ( click here for a list of eligible EWD programs )
- Declare Exceptional Need or Significant Unexpected Expenses on the Grant Request Form:
- Demonstrate exceptional need with an additional emergency cost(s) due to the coronavirus, such as tuition, books, food, housing, health care (including mental), childcare or transportation, or
- Have faced significant unexpected expenses that affect your financial circumstances, such as the loss of employment or reduced income, and
- Have not already received a COVID Relief III Grant for the Spring 2022 semester
- Register for Spring 2022 classes (must be enrolled at time of application).
- Submit the HEERF Grant Request Form (Be sure to log into this form using your CFCC account information. Do NOT use your Google account).
- By submitting the request form, you are certifying that you have emergency costs or financial insecurities that are due to the COVID_19 pandemic and are attesting that all information provided is true and correct to the best of your knowledge.
- The Vice President of Student Services office will review your request and notify you of a final decision.
- Grant disbursements will be issued as a direct payment to eligible students during the Spring term once your attendance in class has been verified
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! HEERF funding is in addition to any other financial aid you may be receiving, including Title IV aid (Pell grants), NC Longleaf Commitment, or any other state or federal aid.
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