The Los Angeles Community College District is offering free laptops in order to continue your online studies this semester.  You can apply for a Chromebook through the student portal.  Once online look for the “Financial Aid & Scholarships” icon tile.  Click on Scholarship and look for the laptop application option.




CARES Act Emergency Assistance
Award: Varies (based on circumstance) up to $700.

The CARES ACT Emergency Assistance provides funding for those who incurred unusual expenses that were the result of COVID-19.  Funding is limited. Awards will be first come first serve and based on those who meet the eligibility criteria below:

  • Meet the California College Promise Grant eligibility requirement
  • Have completed the FAFSA Application, Dream Act or the California College Promise Grant Application
  • Not have an over-payment from any federal grant (ie. Pell Grant) or be in default on any federal student loan
  • Be enrolled for Fall 2020 full-time (12 units or more) with at least six (6) of those units being taken at ELAC
  • Be able to provide supporting documentation of need upon request, such as pink slip, unpaid utility bills, eviction notice, etc.
  • Not have received CARES Act funding from any other educational institution.

Please click on the following link below to submit a CARES Act Emergency Assistance Grant Application:


 The deadline to apply is: October 11, 2020

 For any questions or problems (student log-in, application process, etc.) please send an e-mail with your complete name, e-mail address, Student ID#, along with your question to: CARES_scholarship@ELAC.Edu