Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds
Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF I, II, and III) - Student Portion
Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Aid Act (CRRSAA), and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) which all include the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF I, II and II respectively). HEERF I, II and II Student Portions are meant to assist students who have experienced financial hardship relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These funds--which are grants, not loans--are available to help eligible students who are facing unexpected financial emergency and need help with one or more of the following items to stay enrolled in college: housing, food, basic technology to assist with online learning, and other essentials due to circumstances relating to the pandemic.