Higher Education

Vermont’s colleges, universities and other higher education institutions have received $24.4 million as of June 6, 2020 from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Act established the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, which includes direct payments to higher education institutions.

Source: US Department of Education, https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/caresact.html

VT state colleges received the following amounts:
Northern VT University $2,026,558
Castleton University $1,842,930
Community College of VT $1,553,753
Vermont Technical College $1,019,244

Note: the CARES Act established the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to provide aid to students and institutions. Allocations are determined by formula and are available on the US Department of Education's website.


Contact Information

132 State Street
Montpelier VT 05633-5101
Phone: 1-802-828-2281
Toll-Free in VT: 1-877-290-1400
Fax: 1-802-828-5599

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