Northeast Wisconsin Technical College has received $1,868,129 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants from the US Department of Education to provide direct relief to NWTC students who have been impacted by the coronavirus.
As of July 13, 2020, 2,207 NWTC students (out of an estimated 4,568 eligible NWTC students) have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant.
NWTC students eligible to apply for an Emergency Financial Aid Grant include all students who are eligible for financial aid for the Spring 2020 semester and are enrolled in at least one credit (students must have completed Federal Application for Student Aid and must meet all financial aid eligibility requirements for the Spring 2020 semester).
Eligible students can access the CARES Act application in My.NWTC.
Below is a full report of the College’s fund usage to date. The report will be updated every 45 days.
NWTC received a $1,868,128 Institution Relief grant from the US Department of Education’s Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) to help cover institutional expenses incurred as a direct result of the disruption of campus operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. These funds were made available as part of the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Per the terms of the grant award, NWTC is required to report to the public within 30 days of receipt how the funds are being spent and 45 days thereafter. The following information serves as the College’s report.
- On April 22, 2020 NWTC signed and returned the Certification and Agreement acknowledging the HEERF Emergency Grant funds to the US Department of Education. The College’s Grant Award Notification was issued on May 5, 2020.
- NWTC received $1,868,128 in emergency grant funding for institutional uses to defray expenses incurred by the College under the CARES Act.
- As of July 21, 2020, NWTC has not distributed any funds to defray expenses and therefore has nothing to report at this time.