Student Support Opportunities (Covid-19)

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U.S. Department of Education Grants $6 Billion for Emergency Student Relief

The U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced funding for colleges and universities to support students whose lives have been disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [] Impacted students and parents should continuously to connect with their institution for updates and instructions on how to received funding and support.

COVID-19 Related Student Assistance

Car Rental Enterprise offers travel assistance by reducing age minimum and waiving young renter fees through May 31, 2020. [Learn More] In addition to offering free month-long rentals to essential healthcare workers in New York city, Hertz has lowered the renter age from 20 to 18 years old, and shares flexibility options for prepaid reservations. […]