Cares Act Information(CARES ACT EMERGENCY GRANTS FOR STUDENTS NOW AVAILABLE (COSMETOLOGY & HAIR DESIGN ONLY)
South Hills Beauty Academy & North Hills Beauty Academy received assistance grants provided through the federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act. The grants are intended for students who have economic hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic, including one or more of the following situations: The funds may be used to cover the following expenses which factor in to your overall cost of attendance:
Technology or other resources needed for online coursework
The CARES Act requires students who receive the grants to meet Title IV federal financial aid eligibility requirements, as determined by a completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for the 2019-20 academic year. According to guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Education, applicants also must have been enrolled in classes as of March 2020 before COVID-19. To be eligible for the grants, students must meet the following requirements:
Filed a FAFSA for the current 2019-2020 academic year; before COVID-19
Have a valid social security number
Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
If male, be registered for U.S. Selective Service
Have a high school diploma or GED or have completed high school in an approved homeschool setting
Making satisfactory academic progress
Not in default on a federal student loan; and
Have been enrolled Cosmetology & Hair Design and South Hills Beauty Academy & North Hills Beauty Academy as of March 2020 .
CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Disclosure
South Hills Beauty Academy signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement as well as the assurance that it has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
The total amount of funds that our institution will receive from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid is $87,671.00 that will be shared with Branch campus, North Hills Beauty Academy.
The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of submission is 50% of the total received $43,836.00 that will be shared equally with North Hills Beauty Academy for emergency student grants.
The estimated total number of students at the institutions who are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 34.
The total number of students at who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 32.
The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is described as:
The grant will be equally distributed to students enrolled in an eligible Title IV program who were not on leave of absence prior to closure and converting to distance learning.