CARES Act Information

Furman University would like to provide an update on the support received from the Emergency Financial Aid Grant to Students via the COVID-19 Aid Relief (CARES) Act.

Important Dates and Timeline:

June 1, 2020: Submitted the signed certification and agreement.  Furman’s total allocation for the 
CARES Act was $1,656,467. On June 15, 2020 Furman received half of this total, $828,234, for the student portion.
Phase I:      Furman will allocate CARES Act support dollars to students who demonstrate the highest levels of need via the application for Title IV funding.
Phase II:  Remaining students who are eligible for need based aid via the application for Title IV funding will receive CARES Act support.