Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting / Emergency Grants to Students

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II) Reporting – Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

The following information is provided to comply with the Department of Education’s CRRSAA Act reporting requirements.

Report Date:  June 30, 2021

  1. An acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.  Murray State University signed and returned the Certification and Agreement to the Department of Education on April 13, 2020.
  2. 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 under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.  $3,135,385
  3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs as of June 30, 2021.  $3,135,385
  4. The estimated total number of students at the institution that are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs. 6,117
  5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs. 2,787
  6. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.  Murray State University reviewed undergraduate students that had a FAFSA on file for spring 2021.  Undergraduate students that were enrolled for spring 2021 semester with an EFC of 10,000 or less received an emergency student grant from CRRSAA.  The maximum award amount was $1,300.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.
    March 26, 2021
    This email is to notify you that you have received a CARES II Emergency Student Grant from The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.  Institutions of higher education were authorized to provide emergency financial aid grants to students in need of assistance with items included in the cost of attendance, such as food, housing, tuition, course materials, and technology.  Please complete the form below to initiate the acceptance of the CARES II Emergency Student Grant.  The distribution of funds will begin within 5-7 business days of the receipt of the completed form.

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