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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Representing the 30th District of Texas

Congresswoman Johnson Announces More Than $10 Million in Coronavirus Relief for Colleges & Universities for Losses & Emergency Financial Aid Grants

Apr 17, 2020
Press Release

Dallas, TX. –  Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that colleges and universities within the 30th Congressional District will receive more than $10 Million in emergency grants to help cover significant financial loses. At least half of the funding to the institutions is required to be distributed to students in the form of emergency cash grants to help students pay for housing, food, and other necessities.  

  •  Dallas Baptist University received a total of $2,198,677, with $1,099,339 as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students.
  •  Dallas Institute of Funeral Service received a total of $220,704, with $110,352 as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students.
  •  Dallas Theological Seminary received a total of $306,745, with $153,373 as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students. 
  • Cedar Valley College received a total of $1,401,492, with $700,746 as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students.
  • Buckner Barber School received a total of $37,184, with $18,592 as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students.                      
  • El Centro College received a total of $2,550,619, with $1,275,310 as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students.                       
  • Paul Quinn College received a total of $1,163,719, with $581,860 as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students.                      
  • University of North Texas At Dallas received a total of $3,036,810, with $1,518,405 as the minimum allocation for emergency financial aid grants to students. 

“This emergency funding by the Department of Education will help students and schools rapidly adapt to the new reality that the COVID-19 pandemic has created,” said Congresswoman Johnson. “My colleagues and I have worked hard to ensure adequate funding is provided to students who need it as together we adapt to these rapidly changing times.”

 

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