Posts tagged: coronavirus stimulus package - Diverse

House Democrats’ New Act Proposes $10 Billion for HBCUs, MSIs in Coronavirus Relief

| May 13, 2020 A new coronavirus relief and stimulus package proposal from House Democrats, unveiled Tuesday, Read more

Amid COVID-19, Doubling Pell Grants is the Next Urgent Need for HBCUs, Says UNCF

by | May 1, 2020
The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is soon going to pitch for doubling Pell Grants so Black a [...] Read more

Young Invincibles: Elite Institutions Should Accept Stimulus Funds

by | April 27, 2020
Late last week, the University of Pennsylvania joined its rich, elite peers, like Harvard, Prin [...] Read more

DACA College Students Not Eligible For Coronavirus Aid Funds

| April 22, 2020
U.S. Education Department guidelines released Tuesday disallow undocumented and Deferred Action [...] Read more

Amid Pandemic, For-Profit Colleges Look to Increase Enrollments

| April 21, 2020
As the coronavirus has shut college campuses and forced them to provide online instruction, sev [...] Read more

Ensure Emergency Grants to Students Aren’t Taxed: Higher Ed Groups

A host of higher education groups, including the American Council on Education, have written to [...] Read more

$6.2 Billion From CARES Act Made Available to Colleges and Universities

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on Tuesday made available $6.2 billion earmarked for institu [...] Read more

Large-Scale Debt Forgiveness May Benefit High Income Borrowers: Higher Ed Associations

| April 20, 2020
The American Council on Education and 31 other higher education institutions on Monday wrote to [...] Read more

After 10 Days, Only $6 Million of $6 Billion in Emergency Grants Has Reached Campuses

Close to 11 days after its disbursal was announced, only $6 million of the $6.28 billion in cor [...] Read more

U of Illinois Creates $36 Million Financial Aid Fund With Federal, Other Monies

| April 16, 2020
The University of Illinois said on Thursday it has created a $36 million financial aid fund for [...] Read more