Applications for Fall Grants to Open September 15th 


GRAMBLING, La. – July 24, 2020 – 

To date, Grambling State has awarded $3,128,200 in CARES Act grants to students who have experienced economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Another opportunity remains for Grambling State University students to apply for CARES Act grants during the Fall 2020 semester. 

Eligible students can apply for CARES grant funding for Fall 2020 starting September 15, 2020  in the online student portal. Eligible students enrolled with six or more credit hours will receive a $125.00 grant.  Applications are open from  September 15th to September 20th, from 12 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.

Funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress provides financial support to qualifying students. At Grambling State, over 3,700 students were eligible for the relief funding, which was signed into law March 27. 

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