Jenny Lea Academy of Cosmetology signed & submitted to the Department of Education the Recipient’s Funding Certification & Agreement for students & for the institution. $249,744 was received for our Johnson City, TN campus. $76,044 was received for our Whitesburg, KY campus.
The required 50% of these funds was issued to students to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act. 75 Tennessee students were eligible & to date 72 students have received these funds. 27 Kentucky students were eligible & to date 26 have received funds.
All students enrolled & attending as of March 20th in Tennessee & March 19th in Kentucky & that returned to school upon reopening received an equal share of the grant money. Students signed a disclosure stating that the money received is intended to cover the student’s expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic.