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$3,000 Stimulus Check To Hit the Bank Before Christmas, Here’s Why

Thousands of Americans around the nation have received Stimulus checks valued up to $3,000 only weeks before Christmas.

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Thousands of Americans started to receive up to $3,000 Stimulus Checks. (Photo: Pexels)

Stimulus Checks Allocated To Students

In a recently published article in The U.S. Sun, under Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, the Higher Education Emergency Assistance Fund provided about $40 billion in pandemic relief to students and institutions. Stimulus checks have been sent to students by colleges as a means of assisting them in meeting their financial obligations.

In the first round of stimulus funds, George Washington University got $9.1 million, and in the second and third rounds, around $14 million. The money was open to students who had registered at the institution after March 13, 2020.

Nearly 10,000 candidates have received financial help, according to university authorities. Freshman Lexi Plaisted, a student, said “I honestly did not think I would get anything because I’m sure other people have been affected much more than I have, but I thought that it was just worth a shot so I went ahead.”

Other Schools that Sent Stimulus Checks

Most of Meharry Medical College’s 956 students received awards totaling $10,000. 206 students at Bushnell University received a total of $642,674 in financial aid. Penn State awarded prizes totaling up to $1,800 to almost 31,000 students in its initial funding cycle, which closed on November 15.

Students with “severe financial requirements” are eligible to apply for a $1,000 grant. The award is offered to people who didn’t make the cut in the first round of applications. In addition, Florida State University gave out $17.7 million in awards to 16,000 students in the past month.

Meanwhile, grants of $1,750 or $3,000 are available to Duke University students, according to a statement on the school’s website. Students may use these funds to assist pay for things like tuition, books, food, housing, medical care, and child care. Payouts will begin in December, according to officials.

Needless to say, it’s time to start thinking about December awards for students at the City University of New York (CUNY). By mid-to-late November, the city’s university system indicated that students will learn whether they had been awarded a grant. There is a “minimum grant amount” for students.