HEERF (Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds)
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic the U.S. Government has issued multiple stimulus packages to provide relief and support to citizens. These stimulus packages include education stabilization funding for institutions of higher education in the form of Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF). A portion of each institution’s HEERF award is to be distributed to students in the form of grants.
Currently there are three stimulus bills that provide HEERF support: