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Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding Information

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HEERF III (ARP) Reporting Information

Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement for HEERF III. Auburn University at Montgomery has received $7,562,385 to be used for emergency student funding under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF III) – as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP).

As of June 30, 2022, Auburn University at Montgomery has received and distributed $7,562,385 to eligible students under the American Rescue Plan Act (HEERF III).

There were approximately 5,600 students at Auburn University at Montgomery who were potentially eligible for HEERF III emergency student funding. As of June 30, 2022 the total number of eligible students who have applied for and received an emergency financial aid grant under HEERF III is 5,404.

The method used by Auburn University at Montgomery to determine which students received emergency funding under the American Rescue Plan Act was an application.  Preference was given to students with highest need according to 2021-22 FAFSA.  Awards were determined by level of Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and full-time/part-time status. Awards ranged between $100 and $800 per student. Non U.S. citizens were eligible for funding, but were not required to complete FAFSA. Additional emergency grants were distributed to students with exceptional financial need.

Emails were sent to potentially eligible Auburn University at Montgomery students to inform them of the funding application. Additional emails and text messages were subsequently sent to those students who had not completed the application.

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HEERF II (CRRSAA) Reporting Information

Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement for HEERF II. Auburn University at Montgomery has received $2,537,737 to be used for emergency student funding under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERFII) – Section 314(e) of the 2021 Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA).

As of March 31, 2022, Auburn University at Montgomery has received and distributed $2,537,737 to eligible students under Section 314(e) of the 2021 Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA).

There were approximately 4,200 students at Auburn University at Montgomery who were potentially eligible for HEERF II emergency student funding. As of March 31, 2022, the total number of eligible students who have applied for and received an emergency financial aid grant under HEERF II is 3,565

The method used by Auburn University at Montgomery to determine which students received emergency funding under Section 314(e) of the 2021 Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA)  was an application. Preference was given to students with highest need according to 2020-21 FAFSA. Awards were determined by level of Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and full-time/part-time status. Awards ranged between $250 and $800 per student. Additional emergency grants were distributed to students with exceptional financial need.

Emails were sent to potentially eligible Auburn University at Montgomery students who were enrolled for spring 2021 to inform them of the funding application. Additional emails and text messages were subsequently sent to those students who had not completed the application.

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HEERF I (CARES Act) Reporting Information

Auburn University at Montgomery has signed and returned the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Agreement to the Department of Education.  AUM has used no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide emergency financial aid grants to students. The total amount of student funds that AUM has received pursuant to the institution’s agreement for emergency financial aid grants to students is $ $2,537,737.

As of March 31, 2022, AUM has received and distributed all $2,537,737 to eligible students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. All available funds have been distributed.

Based on completed 2019-20 FAFSAs, there were approximately 3,300 students at AUM eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive emergency financial grants under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

As of March 31, 2022, the total number of eligible students who have applied for and received an emergency financial aid grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is 2,052. The method used by AUM to determine which students received emergency funding under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is an application.  Awards ranged between $150 and $1,150. The application was closed on June 30, 2020. An email was sent to all AUM students who were enrolled for spring 2020 to inform them of the funding application.  This email provided basic eligibility criteria and a link to the application.

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