WPHSON CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund

In compliance with US Government regulations, WPSON must publish the following information with links to related quarterly budget and expenditure reports and monthly CARES Web statements. Links to these files are located at the bottom of this page.

CARES Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

The S.3548 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was
signed into law on March 27, 2020. $14.250 billion of the CAREs Act is funding provided to higher education institution to help higher education institutions and their students with any unforeseen expenses that they may have accrued due to the COVID-19.  Each institution will receive an allotted amount per a calculation detailed in the S.3548 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act bill.

In June 2020, West Penn Hospital School of Nursing completed applications to participate in the three programs made eligible to our institution, Cares Act Section 18804 (a)(1): HEERF Student Aid Portion, Cares Act Section 18004 (a)(1): Institutional Aid Portion, and CARES Act Section 18004 (a)(3): Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE).

CARES ACT SECTION 18004(a)(1): HEERF Student Aid Portion 

Total Allocated to West Penn Hospital School of Nursing: $141,886.00
Total Distributed to West Penn Hospital School of Nursing’s Students: $141,886.00

CARES Act Section 18004(a)(1): HEERF Student Aid Portion is funding provided directly to the student to aid in expenditures that they have accrued due the Corona virus pandemic.

West Penn Hospital School of Nursing (WPHSON) re