COVID-19 Financial Assistance

Report date as of JUN. 30, 2021 - Next update SEP. 30, 2021


CRRSAA: Higher Education Emergency
Relief Fund (HEERF III)

  • The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) is authorized by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, signed into law on March 11, 2021, providing $39.6 billion in support to institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    ARP funds are in addition to funds authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260 and the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136. Emergency funds available to institutions and their students under all emergency funds total $76.2 billion.

  • The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.


  • The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students.


  • The estimated total number of students at the institution eligible to participate and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

      Estimate - coming soon

  • The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant.

       coming soon students

  • The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under ARP.

    In order to receive emergency grant funding, eligible students must apply online through the FAU Cares application. Approved applicants will receive a cash payment through Direct Deposit (if established) or a paper check by mail.

  • Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.