CARES Act HEERF
Lubbock Christian University confirms its participation as a recipient of funds available through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund provision inherent in the CARES Act. Lubbock Christian University hereby acknowledges the university signed and submitted the certification agreement on April 13, 2020. Furthermore, the university intends to use at least 50% of the received funds to provide emergency financial aid to students of the university.
As of August 4, 2020, Lubbock Christian University has received $711,225 in CARES Act HEERF funds and has distributed $352,100 to students. Of the 1,193 eligible students identified by the university for CARES Act HEERF funding, funds have been disbursed to 598 individual students.
For a student to be eligible for CARES Act HEERF, the following criteria were applied for each student:
In addition, students were required to affirm incurred expenses under allowable items in CARES Act, Section 484 and request funds via an electronic application link sent to the student’s LCU email address.
To facilitate this process, students were provided an application “link” and guidance in their university email account with a subject line: COVID-19 Emergency Aid Application for LCU Students.