CARES Act Information
CARES Act Information

HEERF Updates to Moore Tech Website [03.31.2022]

 

The following information provides an update on the funding made available by Congress through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) established by the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act.

 

In compliance with Section 18004(e) of the CARES Act, Moore Tech will continue to provide the following information to the public every 90 days:

 

1.     An acknowledgment that the institution signed and returned to the Department of the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution 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.

 

Moore Tech signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution 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.

 

2.     The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.

 

Grant Application # GRANT1373096 was submitted 4/15/2020. The Department of Education accepted and awarded the grant PR/AWARD NUMBER: P425E201973 ON 4/25/2020. 

 

CURRENTLY DISPERSED:             $550,108

CURRENTLY REMAINING:           $0.00

CUMULATIVE AMOUNT               $550,108

 

Grant Application # GRANT13083000 was submitted 4/24/2020. The Department of Education accepted and awarded the grant PR/AWARD NUMBER: P425F201786 on 5/06/2020.

 

CURRENTLY DISPERSED:             $788,878

CURRENTLY REMAINING:           $0.00

CUMULATIVE AMOUNT               $788,878

 

3.     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 (i.e., as of the 30-day Report and every 90 days thereafter).

 

Moore Tech has distributed $184,215 to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus.  

 

 

4.     The estimated total number of students at the institution who are or could be eligible to participate in the Federal student financial aid programs under  Section 484 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and thus are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

 

Round I – 85

Round II – 52

Round III -

 

5.     The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. 

 

Round I – 94

Round II - 108

Round III - 198

 

 

6.     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.

 

Round I

Moore Tech distributed funds to help replace lost income of students who did not participate in a planned apprenticeship or internship, as well as help supplement the student’s funds to enable each to gain internet access at home.

All students were required to be in good academic standing, were full or half-time students who attend daytime classes, and were eligible for Pell Grant funding.

Paid Apprenticeships & Paid Internships Lost

(94) Students x (15) Estimated Lost Hours/Week x ($15.00) Pay/Hour x (4) Number of Weeks = $84,600

Technology fees estimated per student

(94) Students x ($135) Estimated Internet Fees/Student = $12,690

Grand Total: $97,290.00

 

All students were required to be in good academic standing, were full or half-time students who attend daytime classes, and were eligible for Pell Grant funding.

 

 

 

Round II

 

As noted in the updated FAQs for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II Public and Private Nonprofit guidance issued on January 14, 2021, congress expanded the allowable uses for supplemental awards and new awards made under section 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA and for unspent CARES Act funds, subject to certain limitations.

 

As a result, the criteria for students receiving this emergency funding is as follows:

 

A.   Students attended William R Moore College of Technology during Fall 2020, Winter 2021 or both trimesters without being a program completer.

B.    Students were given priority if they demonstrated an exceptional need, did not receive HEERF round 1 funding and enrolled in a night program. (Those students attending courses exclusively at night classes aren’t eligible for Pell funding)

 

Round III

 

As noted in the updated FAQs for the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II Public and Private Nonprofit guidance issued on January 14, 2021, congress expanded the allowable uses for supplemental awards and new awards made under section 314(a)(1) of the CRRSAA and for unspent CARES Act funds, subject to certain limitations.

 

As a result, the criteria for students receiving this emergency funding is as follows:

 

A.   Students attended William R Moore College of Technology during Fall 2021, Winter 2022 or both trimesters without being a program completer.

B.    Students were given priority if they demonstrated an exceptional need, did not receive HEERF round 1 or round 2 funding and enrolled in a night program. (Those students attending courses exclusively at night classes aren’t eligible for Pell funding)

 

 

7.     Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

 

Moore Tech identified and informed students who were designated to be eligible by the following guidelines: 

 

a.     Lost income of students who will not participate in a planned apprenticeship or internship, as well as help supplement the student’s funds to enable each to gain internet access at home. (Round I only)

 

b.     All students must be in good academic standing, are full or half-time students who attend our daytime classes, and eligible for Pell Grant funding. (Round I only)

 

c.     Students with a demonstrated exceptional need who attend our night classes that are not eligible for Pell Grant funding (Round II and III only)

 

d.     Students who incurred expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). 

 

e.     Students are expected to use the emergency grant aid for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus, including:

o   Food

o   Course Materials

o   Health Care

o   Housing

o   Technology

o   Child Care