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Congressman Thompson Announces Department of Education Funding for District Institutions

April 17, 2020
Press Release

For Immediate Release                                                                                                       Contact : Ty James

April 17, 2019                                                                                                                            (202) 225-5876

 

 

Congressman Thompson Announces Department of Education Funding for

District Institutions  

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Bennie Thompson announced funding for district institutions from the Department of Education.

 

Allocations for Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief (HEER) funding:

 

Institution

Total Allocation

Minimum Allocation to be Awarded for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

Alcorn State University

$5,866,916

$2,943,458

Coahoma Community College

$3,136,873

$1,568,437

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

$3,359,493

$1,679,749

Delta Beauty College

$57,587

$28,794

Delta State University

$2,524,437

1,262,219

Goshen School Of Cosmetology

$114,257

$57,129

Hinds Community College

$10,520,779

$5,260,390

Holmes Community College

$3,916,962

$1,958,481

Jackson State University

$8,446,248

$4,223,124

Mississippi College

$3,011,426

$1,505,713

Mississippi Delta Community College

$2,743,944

$1,371,972

Mississippi Institute Of Aesthetics, Nails, & Cosmetology

$96,122

$48,061

Mississippi Valley State University

$3,079,829

$1,539,915

Tougaloo College

$1,487,317

$743,659

 

Additionally, $34,662,872 is provided to the state of Mississippi in the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) fund.  

 

CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

 

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund

 

Secretary DeVos Announces $3 Billion in Emergency Education Block Grants for Governors

 

Secretary DeVos Rapidly Delivers More Than $6 Billion in Emergency Cash Grants for College Students Impacted by Coronavirus Outbreak

 

COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel

 

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