Subject: CARES Act Funding available Description: Dear Student, The University of Maryland is encouraging eligible students facing financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic’s disruption of university operations to apply for assistance through the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Students who wish to apply must fill out the application and provide a statement about how the COVID-19 situation and the disruption of campus operations resulted in financial hardship. To complete the application, log in to the financial aid portal here. http://umd.askadmissions.net/admin/Communications/ClickThru.aspx?qs=_8VSfjX7Fr-CeGH02vcd8ZEIOoCY0jKkvtSqM1_WDNhjAahz-a7lGe0u4mCVPOH-U Eligible students may use the funds for expenses such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care. Detailed eligibility requirements can be found on the Financial Aid Office website here http://umd.askadmissions.net/admin/Communications/ClickThru.aspx?qs=_8VSfjX7Fr-CeGH02vcd8ZPtvQFreJxbqhZLMwR1eG1BgPdmeaYtUIAslOWVQrLlk Eligible students who already received the UMD CARES Act Emergency Financial Aid Grant based on their 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and are still experiencing financial distress caused by the COVID-19 campus disruption can also complete the application here https://eso.umd.edu/umdscholarships/student/browse/forms for additional emergency financial aid grant consideration. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at [log in to unmask] or call 301.314.TERP. Please be well! Contact Person: Financial Aid Contact Email: [log in to unmask] Contact Phone Number: 3014052316 You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.