COVID 19 Update #28

HIGHER EDUCATION EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND II – Student Grant Notification Quarterly Report


In January 2021, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced additional funding available to institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) is authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260, signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020.  In total, the CRRSAA authorizes $81.88 billion in support for education, in addition to the $30.75 billion expeditiously provided last spring through the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136.

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