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CARES Grant Information


As part of the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, you may be awarded a grant for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations. You can check your MyISU portal to see if you received this grant.

Due to the large volume of awards, it may take several days for you to see this in your portal and then to receive your grant payment. Students who are currently eligible will receive an email from the Office of Student Financial Aid.

CARES Act Reports

CARES Act Report - 06/25/2020
CARES Act Report - 05/14/2020

CARES Grant Information

You ARE eligible to receive this grant if you are:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree-seeking program
  • Eligible to receive Title IV funds under Section 484 of HEA

You are NOT eligible to receive this grant if you are:

  • A non-FAFSA filer (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Enrolled in a distance program
  • A non-citizen
  • A student who withdrew

You MAY become eligible to receive this grant if you:

  • Complete the verification process
  • Are a late FAFSA filer (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Grants will be paid directly to you. If you previously signed up for direct deposit, this payment will be deposited in your bank account. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing. If you do not currently have a banking institution on file, you will receive your grant money via paper check to your mailing address. Contact our office with questions.

CARES Emergency Grant Request Form

To make a request for additional grant funds students can submit the following form:
electronic_form Fall 2020 electronic form (assistance)

Available beginning September 1, 2020





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