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CARES Act reporting

Accordingly, the following information must appear in a format and location that is easily accessible to the public 30 days after the date when the institution received its allocation under 18004(a)(1) and updated every 45 days thereafter. Please note this is the final report for the funds received under 18004(a)(1):

  1. An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department 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.

    Brandi McCurdy, Accounting Manager and Bursar for the Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing (GLHSON) acknowledges that the institution (GLHSON) has signed and returned the Recipient’s Funding Certification and Agreement regarding emergency financial aid grants to students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the U.S. Department of Education. Further, the institution (GLHSON) has assured the Department of Education that more than 50 percent of the funds were provided to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants. In fact, GLHSON has chosen to disburse 100 percent of funds to students as Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

  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.

    GLHSON has received $32,817. Of that, 100 percent, or $32,817, has been or will be disbursed to eligible GLHSON students in the form of Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

  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 45 days thereafter).

    As of October 15, 2020, GLHSON has received applications from eligible students, and a total of $32,817 for the first 100% of the grant has been awarded. Note that due to provisions under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) the number of students eligible and the number of students who received emergency grants cannot be publicly displayed.

  4. The estimated total number of students at the institution 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.

    Due to provisions under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) the number of students eligible and the number of students who received emergency grants cannot be publicly displayed.

  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.

    Due to provisions under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) the number of students eligible and the number of students who received emergency grants cannot be publicly displayed.

  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.

    Geisinger Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing considers any student enrolled and in good standing as of March 16, 2020 and who has a complete FAFSA on record, or was eligible to complete a FAFSA, as eligible to apply for an Emergency Financial Aid Grant.

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

    See the notice to students and the application here. See comprehensive communications plan by clicking here.

    Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting: CARES Act

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