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CARES Act Funding FAQs

CARES Act Funding FAQs

Students who did not receive funding in the first round or students who were not eligible for the first round of CARES Act funding due to being enrolled in a fully online program, ABE/Transitional Studies classes, or not eligible for Title IV funding, could potentially qualify for the County CARES Act funding.

Emergency expenses incurred due to disruptions in your educational environment including but not limited to: tuition and fees, food costs, housing costs, program required books and tool kits, technology needs, travel, child care expenses, or additional medical costs due to COVID-19. 

Funding amounts will vary based on student requests and funding availability, the maximum award amount is $2,000.00.

Yes, County CARES Act funds can be used to pay tuition and fees. Additionally, there are other resources available to assist you with these expenses through the Workforce Development Department. Please visit for more information.

You can expect to receive notification from a CPTC staff member within 2 business days after you apply.

No. A student must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen to receive funds.

Funds will be disbursed through your preferred method of disbursement (Bank Mobile, Direct Deposit, or paper check).

Yes. If you apply for CARES Act funding and are determined not to be eligible, you will be contacted by a CPTC staff member who can provide you with information on additional resources. You can also visit these sites for additional resources: Workforce Development Funding and supports:   CPTC Scholarships:  


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