Montana State handing out $5 million in virus relief to students

Montana State University has started distributing $5.3 million in federal coronavirus relief to more than 7,400 low-income students.

The university announced that direct student aid started going out this week from the federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) Act.

Undergraduate and graduate students are receiving grants of $300 to $900 each, depending on the level of financial need shown in students’ FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) forms.