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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

Frequently Asked Questions

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law on March 27, 2020. One aspect of the act was the creation of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF). HEERF provides funds to institutions for emergency financial aid grants to students whose lives have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students must complete a 2020-21 FAFSA and be enrolled spring semester. The FAFSA must be completed by March 31st.

If completing the FAFSA now we suggest that you complete the 2020-21 FAFSA, it may help you become eligible for other types of financial aid the upcoming academic year.
Yes. If you are eligible for these emergency grants, you will receive the money even if you have current financial holds or owe the campus fees or fines. If you choose to use funds to pay the institution that is a personal decision. We cannot and will not apply funds to your balance. This would have to be a decision and transaction totally separate from receiving these funds.
No. If a student is presently enrolled at Snow College but lost eligibility due to not making satisfactory academic progress, he or she would not be eligible for emergency grant funding.