CARES Emergency Funding Request
The CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund-IHE/Student Aid provides funding to institutions
to provide emergency financial aid grants to students whose lives have been disrupted, many of whom
are facing financial challenges and struggling to make ends meet. Please complete the information
below and return to the financial aid office by email: or fax: 361-698-2017.
Student Information:
First Name: MI Last Name: Student ID#:
Please Select Your Response:
Are you currently enrolled or were you enrolled after March 13, 2020?
Have you completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?
Prior to March 13
, 2020 were you a totally online student?
Are you currently on financial aid suspension?
(if you are on financial aid suspension you are not eligible for the CARES
Act funds)
In order to receive a CARES Act Emergency Grant, you must be eligible to complete a FAFSA application.
You can log onto to complete this application. Once we receive the results of your FAFSA
application we can consider you for the CARES Act Funds. This is not a need-based award so if you are
eligible to fill out a FAFSA you can receive the grant. (ex. Income level does not impact eligibility).
Are you requesting assistance for (check all that apply)
o Food
o Housing
o Course materials
o Technology
o Health care
o Child care