The ARP Act

Walsh received funding through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act to provide Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds III (HEERF III).

The emergency financial aid grants to students are intended to be used for any component of the student’s cost of attendance or expenses related to coronavirus (including health care and child care).

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be eligible for Title IV federal funds.
  • You must be enrolled in a degree program and enrolled at least half-time for the Summer 2021, Fall 2021, or Winter 2022 semesters.
  • You must have a validated FAFSA on file with Walsh’s Financial Aid  office with financial need based on predetermined criteria.
  • You must attend class regularly and be making satisfactory academic progress in accordance with Financial Aid.

Distribution of Funds

  • All full-time enrolled PELL eligible students for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 will receive $600. All full-time enrolled PELL eligible students for Winter 2022 will receive $613.07.
  • All part-time enrolled PELL eligible students for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 will receive $450. All full-time enrolled PELL eligible students for Winter 2022 will receive $463.07
  • All other enrolled FAFSA eligible students for Summer 2021 and Fall 2021 will receive $300. All other enrolled FAFSA eligible students for Winter 2022 will receive $313.07.

If you are signed up for non-payroll direct deposit by 8 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, funds will be disbursed beginning on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 for the winter term. Summer and fall disbursements were issued on December 13, 2021.

We encourage all students to sign up for direct deposit.

If you are not signed up for non-payroll direct deposit, checks will be mailed to the address on file beginning on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 for the winter term. Please keep in mind current mail delays may be encountered and are beyond our control.

The CRRSAA Act

Walsh received funding through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) to provide Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds II (HEERF II).

The emergency financial aid grants to students are intended to be used for any component of the student’s cost of attendance or expenses related to coronavirus (including health care and child care).

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must be eligible for Title IV federal funds.
  • You must be enrolled in a degree program and enrolled at least half-time (undergraduates, 6 credit hours and graduate/doctoral, 3 credit hours) for the Spring 2021 semester at the time of disbursement.
  • You must have a validated FAFSA on file with Walsh’s Financial Aid  office with financial need based on predetermined criteria.
  • You must attend class regularly and be making satisfactory academic progress in accordance with Financial Aid.

Distribution of Funds

  • All FAFSA eligible students will receive $180 and all PELL eligible students will receive $386.
  • If you are signed up for non-payroll direct deposit by 8 a.m. on Monday, April 26, 2021, funds will be disbursed beginning on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

We encourage all students to sign up for direct deposit.

If you are not signed up for non-payroll direct deposit, checks will be mailed to the address on file beginning on Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Please keep in mind current mail delays may be encountered and are beyond our control.

The CARES Act

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) emergency grants to Title IV federal aid eligible students who were enrolled in a degree program and registered at least half-time (6 credit hours) at the time the funds were applied to their student account for the Fall 2020 semester.

Emergency financial aid grants to students are intended to be used for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus (including eligible expenses under a student’s cost of attendance, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care).

Eligibility Requirements

Students must:

  • Be eligible for Title IV federal funds.
  • Be enrolled in a degree program and registered at least half-time (6 credit hours) at the time the funds were applied to your student account for the Fall 2020 semester.
  • Have a validated FAFSA on file with the Financial Aid office with financial need based on predetermined criteria.
  • Be making satisfactory academic progress in accordance with Financial Aid.

Distribution of Funds

  • All FAFSA eligible students will receive $175.
  • If you are signed up for non-payroll direct deposit by 8 a.m. on Monday, December 14, funds should be received in your bank account beginning on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

Students can sign up for direct deposit here.

CARES Act FAQs

With guidance from the U.S. Department of Education, a committee collaborated with Walsh leadership to establish the following criteria:

  • Students must have a validated FAFSA and be making satisfactory academic progress in accordance with Financial Aid.
  • Student was enrolled in a degree program and registered at least half-time (6 credit hours) at the time the funds were applied to their student account for the Fall 2020 semester.
  • Student must have a validated FAFSA on file with Walsh’s Financial Aid office with financial need based on predetermined criteria.

Regular class attendance is required for students receiving financial aid. If a student fails to begin attendance or stops attending classes (unofficial withdrawal), financial aid may be reduced or cancelled.

  • If you are signed up for non-payroll direct deposit by 8 a.m. on Monday, December 14, funds should be received in your bank account beginning on Wednesday, December 16, 2020.
  • If you are not signed up for non-payroll direct deposit, checks will be mailed to the address on file beginning on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

If you are not signed up for non-payroll direct deposit, checks will be mailed to the address on file beginning on Tuesday, December 15, 2020. Please keep in mind current mail delays may be encountered and are beyond our control.

Unfortunately, international students are not eligible.