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March 31 2022 - HEERF Student Aid Quarterly Report

HEERF III – American Rescue Plan (ARP)
Quarterly Report‐ March 31, 2022


ϲȫ signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and
Agreement document under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic
Securities Act (CARES) to provide Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF). This
agreement applied to the Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III) funds under
Section 2003 of The American Rescue Plan of 2021 (ARP). No less than fifty percent of the
funds received under the ARP will be used to provide emergency grants to students.

ϲȫ was allocated $1,921,578.00 in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds
(HEERF III) funds under section 2003 of the ARP. $1,922,410 has been distributed. 1,638
students have received emergency financial aid grants.
Criteria for determining eligibility for HEERF III funds at ϲȫ include:

  • Domestic undergraduate degree‐seeking students enrolled in summer 2021 and Fall
  • 2021.
  • Demonstrated financial need as represented by an Expected Family Contribution of
  • $16,001 and above, as determined by the FAFSA.
  • Domestic undergraduate degree‐seeking students enrolled in summer 2021 and Fall
  • 2021 who did not submit a FAFSA.
  • International undergraduate degree‐seeking students enrolled in summer 2021 and Fall
  • 2021 who cannot submit a FAFSA and did not receive an emergency grant prior.

The number of eligible students was estimated at 1,009.

The Grant amount is $750 for students who completed a FAFSA and $465 for those who did not
complete a FAFSA. Students were advised that they may use HEERF III funds for any component
of the cost of attending the University or for emergency costs that arise due to the coronavirus,
such as tuition, food, housing, and health care (including mental health care), and child care.
Students had the opportunity to authorize having their HEERF III funds applied to any balance
on their student account. Kettering distributed funds directly to the eligible students who did
not authorize having funds applied to their student accounts. The remaining HEERF II funds will
be combined with HEERF III funds and awarded to students according to the eligibility criteria
for those funds.