Flair Beauty College, Valenica, California was awarded “The Best Cosmetology in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 by the Los Angeles Daily News Reader Choice Magazine

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Flair Beauty College, Valenica, California was awarded “The Best Cosmetology in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 by the Los Angeles Daily News Reader Choice Magazine

May 25, 2020

Flair Beauty College received education stabilization funds under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), Public Law No: 116-136. This Fund Report applies to the student portion received under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund that is designated exclusively for emergency financial aid grants to students.

The institution appreciates that Congress and the President have made these critical funds available for eligible students who have expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus pandemic. We take receipt of these federal funds seriously and are distributing them in accordance with the CARES Act and implementing guidance.

The institution is making the below information available for transparency purposes and in compliance with the U.S. Department of Education’s (“Department”) Electronic Announcement of May 6, 2020. For questions or concerns regarding this Fund Report, please contact Nick Niknejad, Administrator, at flairbeautycollege@sbcglobal.net

1. The institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students. The institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide emergency financial aid grants to students.

2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students is $65,382.00 The total amount of emergency financial aid grants distributed to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of this Fund Report is $65,382.00

3. The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and thus eligible to receive emergency financial aid grants under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act, as of the date of this Fund Report is 42

4. The total number of students who have received an emergency financial aid grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date of this Fund Report is 30

5. The methods used by the institution to determine which students receive emergency financial aid grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act are provided at.

A. Who is eligible for assistance from the CARES Act Student Emergency Fund?
  • Students who are enrolled in certificate program as of May 2020 including remaining students who were enrolled
  • Students who are eligible for Title IV (federal financial aid).
  • B. What is Title IV (federal financial aid) eligibility?
  • To determine Title IV eligibility, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (www.studentaid.gov).
  • See the CARES Act Fund website page for general Title IV eligibility requirements.
  • C. Am I eligible for CARES Act funding if I am enrolled in any Fall of 2020 for any courses?
  • You may qualify for assistance if are enrolled in a certificate program, and demonstrate emergency expenses or disruption related to COVID-19.
  • D. Am I eligible for CARES Act funding if some of my Fall 2020 courses will be in-person and some will be taken online?
  • Yes. You may qualify for assistance if you experience a disruption in at least one on-campus course during the transition to online or remote delivery; however, you must also be eligible for Title IV financial assistance.
  • E. Am I eligible for CARES Act funding if all of my Fall 2020 courses were already being delivered online?
  • No. Students whose courses and programs are already all on-line do not qualify for assistance.
  • F. What are “emergency expenses or disruptions related to COVID-19”?
  • This refers to expenses incurred due to changes in your educational environment; including food costs, housing costs, technology needs, course materials, child care emergencies, additional medical costs due to COVID-19, and other related expenses.
  • G. Are international students eligible for CARES Act funding?
  • No. A student must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen to receive funds.
  • H. Are College Credit Plus students eligible for CARES Act funding?
  • No. One of the Title IV eligibility requirements is a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • I. Are students in nonapproved for Title IV program for certificate programs eligible for CARES Act Student Emergency Funds?
  • No. A student must be enrolled in approved Title IV program for certificate program to receive funds.
  • 6. The instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the emergency financial aid grants are provided at?

    J. Can I apply for the CARES Act Student Emergency Fund if I already received other Tri-C emergency grant?
  • Yes. The maximum award for this fund is $1,500 for students who are inrolled in a course with one academic year of minimum 900 clock hours in 30 weeks. Therefore, if eligible for the CARES Act Student Emergency Fund, you may only receive the difference between the two funds, up to $1,500.
  • K. How do I apply for assistance through the CARES Act Student Emergency Fund?
  • Contact a Student Financial Aid advisor via Live Chat, call (661) 799-4995, Option #2, or email fsa@flairbeautycollege.com
  • Students must apply for an application (Should be link to enclosed excell format application)
  • L. How will I know if my application is approved?
  • Students will be notified of their application status by email. Please allow up to 5 business days for processing.
  • M. If I’m on a tuition payment plan, can I use these funds to pay off my balance?
  • CARES Act funds are awarded directly to students. The College is unable to apply them toward an outstanding balance.
  • N. How will I receive the funds if I qualify?
  • Students who are approved for CARES Act funding will receive the funds via a check by USPS mail.
  • P. When will I receive the funds if I qualify?
  • Please allow 3 business days from the date your CARES application is approved to receive funds.
  • O. Are there other resources that can help me if I’m not eligible for CARES Act funding?
  • Yes. If your financial situation has changed due to change of income or loss of employment during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Student Financial Aid and Scholarships team can help you update your FAFSA and determine your eligibility for other financial aid options.
  • The Project GO! team can also refer you to public benefits resources.
  • Income Expense Comparison Form