Rowan College at Burlington County was granted $3,750,316 from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) that is part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
  • As of November 12, we have awarded $1,875,158 to 3,246 students, and transmitted $1,875,158 to student accounts.

  • As of September 1, we have awarded $1,741,200 to 3,067 students, and transmitted $1,669,950 to student accounts.

  • As of August 1, we have awarded $1,672,600 to 3,063 students, and transmitted $1,669,950 to student accounts. 

  • As of July 15, we have awarded $1,644,250 to 3,116 students, and transmitted $1,549,450 to student accounts. 

  • As of July 1, we have awarded $1.6 million to 3,101 students, and transmitted $1.5 million to student accounts. 
  • Approximately $1.5 million will be disbursed directly to students around May 15.

  • The remaining funds, at least $200,000, will be set aside for emergency grants that students can apply for through their WebAdvisor or Self-Service accounts.

Eligible recipients were prioritized by:

  • Income

  • Programs that have higher costs and include many hands-on and/or clinical courses

Initial estimates include over 3,000 students receiving $400 or $800 grants. An estimated 3,783 students are eligible for Title IV funding under the Higher Education Act of 1965.   These estimations are pending final eligibility review. 

The college has certified to the Department of Education that it intends to use 50 percent of these funds, or $1,875,158.00, to provide emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to COVID-19.