ARP Funding for Qualified Students

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Jefferson State is set to distribute American Rescue Plan emergency grants to students enrolled during the Spring 2022 term.

Jefferson State has signed and returned to the Department of Education 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.

Questions & Answers

Spring Semester 2022

How much American Rescue Plan emergency funding was provided to Jefferson State students for Spring 2022?

The College was awarded a total of $7,924,960 in American Rescue Plan (HEERF III) for Student Aid. Once this student aid portion is expended, the College will have some American Rescue Plan Institutional grant funds to supplement the American Rescue Plan Student Aid grants to students. The College will distribute these funds to eligible students. These distributions will be $250 per student and an additional $250 for students who receive PELL Grants. Checks will be mailed during the Spring 2022 term to students at the current address on record or transferred to bank accounts provided by the student. Checks that are not cashed in a timely manner will be voided and award will be cancelled.

How many Jefferson State Students were eligible for the American Rescue Plan funds?
Jefferson State will distribute Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students enrolled in courses for the spring 2022 term. The total amount of students receiving these awards will be posted on this site once the distributions are completed.

Who is eligible for the Jefferson State American Rescue Plan funding?
Students who have enrolled and attended credit courses or continuing education courses by April 6, 2022, for the spring 2022 term.

Who is not eligible for the Jefferson State American Rescue Plan funding?
Students who are not enrolled and attended credit courses or continuing education courses by April 6, 2022, for the spring 2022 term.

What is the financial amount each qualified Jefferson State student will receive?
The amount eligible students will receive will be determined at a later time during the spring 2022 term based on the availability of funds.

How are students notified if they are eligible for funding?
Jefferson State will email all students deemed eligible for the funding. Students do not need to do an application to receive these funds. Distributions will begin on April 6, 2022.

Fall Semester 2021

How much American Rescue Plan emergency funding was provided to Jefferson State students for Fall 2021?
The College was awarded a total of $7,924,960 in American Rescue Plan (HEERF III) for Student Aid. The College has also used remaining CRRSAA Act Institutional funds to allow these grants to eligible students. The college distributed these funds to eligible students. These distributions were $750 per student and an additional $750 for students who receive PELL Grants. Checks were mailed during the Fall 2021 term to students at the current address on record or transferred to bank accounts provided by the student.

How many Jefferson State Students were eligible for the American Rescue Plan funds?
Jefferson State distributed Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students enrolled in credit and continuing education courses for the Fall 2021 term. The total number of students receiving these awards were 9,020 for a total of $8,569,500.

Who is eligible for the Jefferson State American Rescue Plan funding?
Students who were enrolled in credit and continuing education courses for the Fall 2021 term.

Who is not eligible for the Jefferson State American Rescue Plan funding?
Students who were not enrolled in credit courses and continuing education courses for the Fall 2021 term.

What is the financial amount each qualified Jefferson State student will receive?
Eligible students received $750 and Students receiving PELL Grants received an additional $750.

How are students notified if they are eligible for funding?
Jefferson State emailed all students deemed eligible for the funding. Students do not need to do an application to receive these funds. Distributions will begin after the start of the term.

Summer Semester 2021

How much American Rescue Plan emergency funding was provided to Jefferson State students for Summer 2021?
The college was awarded a total of $7,924,960 in American Rescue Plan (HEERF III) for Student Aid. The College reviewed student accounts for eligibility and distributed these funds to eligible students. These distributions will be $500 per student and an additional $500 for students who receive PELL Grants. Checks were mailed to students at the current address on record or transferred to bank accounts provided by the student.

How many Jefferson State Students were eligible for the American Rescue Plan funds?
Jefferson State distributed Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students enrolled in credit and continuing education courses for the Summer 2021 term. The total number of students receiving these awards were 5074 for a total of $3,085,000.

Who is eligible for the Jefferson State American Rescue Plan funding?
Students who were enrolled in credit or continuing education courses for the Summer 2021 Term.

Who is not eligible for the Jefferson State American Rescue Plan funding?
Students who were not enrolled for the Summer 2021 term.

What is the financial amount each qualified Jefferson State student will receive?
Eligible students received $500 and Students receiving PELL Grants received an additional $500.

How are students notified if they are eligible for funding?
Jefferson State emailed all students deemed eligible for the funding.