WV Higher Education Updates

FEDERAL FUNDING

West Virginia's public higher education institutions received funding through the federal CARES Act to offset costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Institutions were required to use at least half of the funding they receive to provide grants to students for expenses related to this disruption in their education. Each institution had discretion on how to allocate these funds.

April 21, 2020: Secretary DeVos Delivers $6 Billion in Additional Grant Funding to Support Continued Education at America's Colleges, Universities

April 9, 2020: Secretary DeVos Rapidly Delivers More Than $6 Billion in Emergency Cash Grants for College Students Impacted by Coronavirus Outbreak