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COVID-19 Financial Assistance Request Federal CARES Act/CRRSAA/ARPA Funding

All CARES/CRRSAA/ARPA student grant funds have been exhausted.

No new applications are being taken at this time.

If you still have financial concerns, please contact a financial aid counselor and let us explore other options with you.

Eastern Oregon University has received its CARES Act/CRRSAA/ARPA funding from the U.S. Department of Education  These funds provide direct emergency assistance for admitted on-campus, online, and on-site students.  EOU’s goal is to assist students with the greatest need, in accordance with federal guidelines. 

To qualify, students:

  1. Must be admitted previously and/or currently registered and attending EOU;
  2. Must have expenses or income loss that qualifies for CARES/CRRSAA/ARPA funding: Students who experienced expenses/costs directly related to COVID19. Costs may include any component of the student’s cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, healthcare, mental health care, technology (such as wifi, chrome books, laptops, etc), or childcare.

To receive CARES Act/CRRSAA/ARPA funding, students just need to apply by utilizing the application at the top of this page.  If additional information is needed to complete your application, a financial aid counselor will reach out to you.

Distribution & eRefunds

All CARES Act/CRRSAA/ARPA applications will be processed as quickly as possible.  Students will be notified via email (EOU email) once their application has been processed.  All CARES Act/CRRSAA/ARPA funds will be deposited directly to their student account, and then disbursed based on the student’s disbursement selection on their personal student account (check or eRefund).

For CARES Act/CRRSAA/ARPA Grant reporting information, please use this link.