SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Federal CARES Act, which has provided assistance to families, individuals and the unemployed, is also helping college students.

The measure provides colleges with money to be used as grants for students impacted by the coronavirus.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College announced it will distribute cash grants to students totaling more than $319,000.

The college says it notified campus-based students about how to apply for the grants. The deadline to apply is May 8.