ARP Emergency Fund (HEERF III) at JMU

Following congressional passage of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP), JMU received $ 15,914,548 in emergency student aid. This aid will be granted in the form of HEERF III grants.

Summer 2021 – Students enrolled in courses at least half-time during the term and having obtained a Federal Pell Grant during this term. No call option is available for students enrolled in this term.

Academic year – Any student enrolled at least part-time who has faced significant unforeseen expenses, such as loss of employment (for himself or his family), reduced income, or food or housing insecurity. These emergency financial aid grants can be used by students for any component of their tuition or for emergency costs due to the coronavirus, such as tuition fees, food, shelter, health care (including mental health care) or child care. Students determine how they can use their emergency financial aid to agree in authorized uses.

Rewards will be given as long as funding remains to do so. Funds are limited and once all funds have been spent, no further appeals can be accepted.

Students enrolled at least half-time in the session during which they file an appeal, and who have not already received a HEERF III of $ 2,000 To agree in the summer of 2021 or any other time during the award year 2021-22. This includes all continuing education students, undergraduates, graduates, doctoral students, DACA (or other undocumented students) and international students.

Students should check the Financial Aid section of their MyMadison account to see if a HEERF III To agree was granted prior to submitting the appeal. If a to agree has already been granted, an appeal will not be accepted.

Appeals are submitted online via the emergency assistance call request to HEERF III

Once you have logged into the Madison Scholarships Hub with your JMU ID and Password, you will need to complete the general form scholarship asks if you haven’t already. Once you have submitted the general scholarship request, fill out the HEERF III emergency help call request.

Click the Apply button at the bottom right to launch the application. Complete the required elements in the request and click Finish and Submit to submit your appeal request. You will receive an email once the submission is successful.

Summer 2021 – Yes, because scholarships will only be awarded during this term to students enrolled at least part-time and receiving a Federal Pell Grant.

Academic year – Students are not required to submit an FAFSA and / or be a US citizen to submit a request for HEERF III funds.

These emergency financial aid grants can be used by students for any component of their tuition or for emergency costs due to the coronavirus, such as tuition fees, food, shelter, health care (including mental health care) or child care. Students determine how they can use their emergency financial aid to agree in authorized uses.

Any student enrolled at least part-time who has faced significant unforeseen expenses, such as job loss (for himself or his family), reduced income, or food or housing insecurity would be considered “Needy” for the purpose of receiving a HEERF III award. These emergency financial aid grants can be used by students for any component of their tuition or for emergency costs due to the coronavirus, such as tuition fees, food, shelter, health care (including mental health care) or child care. Students determine how they can use their emergency financial aid to agree in authorized uses.

In addition, students who have submitted a free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have the opportunity to follow the instructions of professional judgment to have their FAFSA and other aid eligibility criteria examined.

Unfortunately no. Rewards will be given as long as funding remains to do so. Funds are limited and once all funds have been spent, no further appeals can be accepted.

Unfortunately no. Students cannot receive more than $ 2,000 in total HEERF III funding, so individual appeals will not be accepted for students who have already received this amount.

While we cannot give you a specific time frame to receive your funds, we can say that the refund will be generated to you as quickly as possible.

Students will receive their award through the refund process established at the University’s business office. If you have any questions about setting up the refund process, please visit the website at www.jmu.edu/ubo. These funds will not be withheld and applied at a JMU fee. Once received, students can use the funds to cover designated expenses, including using them to make a payment to JMU for tuition fees charges. These are to agree rewards, without waiting for reimbursement.

No, the funds will be returned to you directly. JMU will not apply these funds to unpaid charges. Once received, students can use the funds to cover designated expenses, including using them to make payment for their JMU fees.

Yes, certificate programs students can submit an appeal to the HEERF III Emergency Assistance Appeal Request for assistance.

Rewards will be given as long as funding remains to do so. Funds are limited and once all funds have been spent, no further appeals can be accepted.

Once you have logged into the Madison Scholarships Hub with your JMU ID and Password, you will need to complete the general form scholarship asks if you haven’t already. Once you have submitted the general scholarship request, fill out the HEERF III emergency help call request.

Click the Apply button at the bottom right to launch the application. Complete the required elements in the request and click Finish and Submit to submit your appeal request. You will receive an email once the submission is successful.

No, HEERF III To agree scholarships will not reduce your financial aid.

Yes, undocumented students and international students can submit an appeal to the HEERF III Emergency Assistance Appeal Request for assistance.

Rewards will be given as long as funding remains to do so. Funds are limited and once all funds have been spent, no further appeals can be accepted.

Once you have logged into the Madison Scholarships Hub with your JMU ID and Password, you will need to complete the general form scholarship asks if you haven’t already. Once you have submitted the general scholarship request, fill out the HEERF III emergency help call request.

Click the Apply button at the bottom right to launch the application. Complete the required elements in the request and click Finish and Submit to submit your appeal request. You will receive an email once the submission is successful.

We understand, based on information from the United States Department of Education (ED), that HEERF III grants awarded to students under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) are not considered taxable income. The same is true for the HEERF I and HEERF II funds granted under the CARES and CRRSSA laws.

According to the IRS website, “Emergency Financial Aid grants under the CARES Act for unforeseen expenses, unmet finances need, or expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as unforeseen expenses for food, accommodation, course materials, technology, health care or daycare. ‘children, are disaster relief payments qualified under Article 139 of the domestic law. Income code. This to agree is not included in your gross income.

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