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 fall 2021 semester. Eligible students will receive $750 and students receiving PELL Grants will receive an additional $750.

Questions & Answers

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 is planning to distribute these funds to eligible students. These distributions will be $750 per student and an additional $750 for students who receive PELL Grants. Checks will be 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 will distribute Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students enrolled in courses for the Fall 2021 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 are enrolled in credit courses and continuing education courses for the Fall 2021 term.

Who is not eligible for the Jefferson State American Rescue Plan funding?
Students who are 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 will receive $750 and Students receiving PELL Grants will receive an additional $750.

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 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 is reviewing student accounts for eligibility and has begun distributing these funds to eligible students. These distributions will be $500 per student and an additional $500 for students who receive PELL Grants. Checks will be 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 is currently distributing Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students enrolled in credit courses for the Summer 2021 term. The total amount of students receiving these awards will be posted on this site once the distributions are complete.

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

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

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

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