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Bladen Community College / Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II / Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), 2021

Federal Emergency grant funds are now available for Bladen Community College (BCC) students who meet eligibility requirements and may have experienced certain financial hardships due to the COVID-19 disruption. These funds are established through a provision in the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), 2021 known as the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II. An additional application will not be required and HEERF II checks will be mailed to students who meet eligibility criteria:

Eligibility for Spring 2021
  • An enrolled 2021 Spring Semester (curriculum) student.
  • Remained enrolled past the census date (10% point) of a 2021 Spring Semester course.
Eligibility for Summer 2021
  • An enrolled 2021 Summer Semester (curriculum) student.
  • Remained enrolled past the census date (10% point) of a 2021 Summer Semester course.

 

 

Student Aid Payment Formula (Spring 2021)

Enrolled Credit Hours Student Aid Payment
1 – 18 $                     400.00

 

 

Student Aid Payment Formula (Summer 2021)

Enrolled Credit Hours Student Aid Payment
1 – 18 $                     200.00

 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Students who are not enrolled as a curriculum student for the 2021 Spring Semester.
  • Students who were enrolled but did not maintain enrollment through the census date (10% point) of a course.
  • Students enrolled in only non-credit (continuing education) courses.
  • Students who are not enrolled as a curriculum student for the 2021 Summer Semester.
  • Students who were enrolled but did not maintain enrollment through the census date (10% point) of a course.
  • Students enrolled in only non-credit (continuing education) courses.

Are students eligible for HEERF II grant funds if they are on financial aid suspension?
Yes. Any student enrolled in a course through the census date (10% point) for the 2021 Spring Semester or the 2021 Summer Semester is eligible.

If a student owes tuition or other expenses, will the HEERF II grant funds be applied to their balance due to the College?
No. The Department of Education has clearly stated that all HEERF II grant funds must be delivered directly to students. The College is unable to apply any of these funds toward a student’s outstanding balance unless there is written consent. Students with an outstanding balance may choose to use these funds to pay the outstanding debt.

Who should students contact if they have questions about their eligibility for HEERF II grant funds?
Contact Information
Lenore Lacy, Administrative Assistant / 910.879.5562 – llacy@bladencc.edu
Faye Turner, Financial Aid Specialist / 910.879.5648 – fturner@bladencc.edu