Federal CRRSAA (HEERF II) Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds
On 2/2/2021, UMW began the process of awarding the $1,444,341 in HEERF II funds received from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA).
As a result of Congress passing the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), UMW has been allocated $1,444,341 in emergency student aid. This aid will be awarded as HEERF II grants. Congress passed the CRRSAA on December 27, 2020.
According to the CRRSAA and guidance from the Department of Education (ED), the following factors played a role in the UMW committee awarding these funds:
Who will receive funds?
Group 1: Students who are undergraduates, valid FAFSA on file and not on Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP). Students enrolled less than full-time received half the amount.
Pell eligible students living on campus will receive $3,000
Pell eligible students living off campus will receive $1,500
Students with an EFC of 5711 to 10k will receive $1,000
Students with an EFC of 10,001+ will receive $290 – Students had to be enrolled in 9+ credits or more.
Group 2: Students are able to complete an application on the financial aid forms page.
Graduate students and previously awarded students under Group 1 may submit a request.
April 9, 2021
HEERF 1 & HEERF II provided funding to institutions of higher education to provide emergency assistance to students.
The total number of students at UMW eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 is 2,568. Students must have completed a 2020-21 FAFSA for Spring 2021.
Funds Distributed to Date
As of April 9, 2021, UMW has awarded $2,665,085 in emergency relief grants to 2426 students.