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American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funds (HEERF III)

As part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Texas A&M University (TAMUT) received a total of $2,713,463 in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III).  In order to receive this allocation, we signed and returned to the Department of Education the Supplemental Grant Funds for Students Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 314(c)(3) of the ARP to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. 

For the ARP Student award total of $2,713,463, awards for Fall 2021 of $1,521,501 were paid to 768 students were paid in the quarter ended September 30, 2021.  We are currently working on a strategy to get this money into the hands of the students that need it. The remaining balance is $1,191,962.00.

Using ARP Institutional funds, awards of $660,134.62 were made to 455 students in the quarter ended September 30, 2021 to pay off Student debt owed to the University.

Apply for one of these Emergency Financial Aid Grants - The fall application for Emergency Financial Aid Grants is now closed.  Please check back for the application for spring awards in December 2021.

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