University of Arkansas Cossatot has announced that students who qualify can apply and receive a $500 CARES ACT Grant this fall. This grant was established with federal funds to help students that were and are still financially being impacted due to disruptions caused by COVID-19.

The deadline to register for fall classes and receive a fall CARES ACT Grant is Sept. 1. 

After registering for fall classes, students can complete the application at The $500 checks will be mailed to students who qualify starting Sept. 2.

UA Cossatot still has $233,000 of CARES ACT funds left from the spring and summer to be awarded to UA Cossatot students this fall.  

Students who are taking online courses or who have previously received the grant earlier this year are still eligible to apply for the CARES ACT Grant this fall.

UA Cossatot’s Student Services department is currently enrolling students in fall classes. Students can sign up for classes or seek assistance by contacting Student Services at 870-584-4471 or via e-mail at Students can also enroll in classes in-person with an admissions advisor. The college is open this summer Monday thru Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

For more information about the UA Cossatot CARES ACT Grant Application, please visit

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