Under the CARES Act, Pub. L. No. 116-136

AMG School of Licensed Practical Nursing received $245,715.00 in COVID-19 Emergency Grant funds to provide emergency financial assistance to eligible students who are experiencing hardship that could adversely affect their educational success.

The main criteria for the grant are based on the guidelines provided by the US Department of Education, which states that the student should demonstrate a genuine need and that the capacity for continued study may be in jeopardy due to financial hardship. Applicants must be able to provide documentation supporting the need.

We are using the CARES Act emergency aid funds to provide relief grant no greater than $1,500 per student subject to supporting documentation. However, the final award amount will be based on need as described in the student’s application and as supported by the appropriate documentation.

AMG will utilize three tiers guidelines to award the grant:

Tier I     Student demonstrating the greatest emergency need include, but are not limited to:

  • Homelessness due to loss of housing or threat of eviction

  • Domestic violence

  • Destruction of living quarters due to fire or natural disaster (primary residence)

  • Theft of computer, clothing, or other essential belongings

  • Overdue bills (medical, rent, utility turn-off notice)

  • Temporary or permanently loss of employment of the student or student spouse for independent student, loss of employment of parent for dependent student

  • Unexpected expenses due to illness or death in the immediate family

    Student in Tier I will be granted a maximum of $1,500.

  • Tier II         Will be based on student’s EFC reported on your FAFSA. A low EFC will be granted a maximum of $1,100.

  • Tier III        Will be based on student’ s EFC reported on your FAFSA. A Medium EFC will be granted a maximum of $1,000.

  • The emergency grant can be used for expenses related to the disruption due to COVID-19 such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child- care

  • Students who plan to submit an application for a COVID-19 Emergency Grant should contact the Office of financial Aid and the bursar department at prior to submitting the application for guidance on the application process. Please note that all requests for information will remain confidential. 

    Student must be aware of the following Policies:

  • Please be advised, awards are contingent upon student enrolled in AMG program prior to March 16.

  • Students must have proven documentation of loss of income or unexpected financial challenges specific to COVID-19

  • Other (you will be asked to provide a detailed explanation of your emergency)

    As the grant draws on a limited pool of funds, the School cannot always guarantee the availability of funds for assistance.


  • Applications are available on you populi account:

  • A statement explaining your emergency and how the current situation is affecting your studies

  • A statement describing what the requested funds will be used for. You will be asked to itemize each cost and provide supporting documentation for each item

  • A statement describing what you have done and what you are planning to do in order to resolve your crisis and stay enrolled in School

  • Upon review of the student’s eligibility, complete applications will be reviewed by the Committee and a determination will be made. Committee decisions are final. If approved, the grant will be disbursed to the approved payees within 5 - 7 business days of the approval date. Emergency funds will be sent to the student’s account via bank wire.

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