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Notice of Public Posting Requirement of Grant Information for Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Grantees


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{12/31/2021 update}

  1. Acknowledgement that the institution signed and returned to the Department 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.

    The College signed and acknowledged to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement establishing its intent to participate in this program. The College intends to use the applicable amount of the funds received under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

  2. The total amount of funds that the institution will receive or has received from the Department pursuant to the institution's Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.

    as of December 31, 2021: $11,280,939
    as of September 30, 2021: $11,280,939
    as of June 30, 2021: $11,280,939

  3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs as of the date of submission (i.e., as of the initial report and every calendar quarter thereafter).

    as of December 31, 2021: $8,437,950
    as of September 30, 2021: $4,006,059
    as of June 30, 2021: $3,233,440
    as of March 15, 2021: $1,535,451
    as of December 30, 2020: $1,251,002
    as of November 30, 2020: $1,246,956
    as of July 10, 2020: $726,494
    as of May 28, 2020: $535,412

  4. The estimated total number of students at the institution that are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.

    as of December 31, 2021: 5,995
    as of September 30, 2021: 6,700
    as of June 30, 2021: 6,700

  5. The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.

    as of December 31, 2021: 8,311
    as of September 30, 2021: 3,285
    as of June 30, 2021: 2,471
    as of March 15, 2021: 2060
    as of December 30, 2020: 1736
    as of November 30, 2020: 1744
    as of July 10, 2020: 914
    as of May 28, 2020: 60.

  6. The method(s) used by the institution to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under the CRRSAA and ARP (a)(1) and (a)(4) programs.

    Students seeking grants from applicable funding were required to complete an application and provide responses to a series of questions to assess levels of need. The application was open to students enrolled in the Fall 2021 semesters. Funding levels were determined and awarded based student disclosure of hardship and request for assistance. Assistance with tuition and fees, technology, course supplies, and incurred additional expenses was provided as follows:

      Credits     Assistance With Tuition and Fees     Additional Assistance  
    1-4 covered up to $4500 $800
    5-9 covered up to $4500 $1200
    10 covered up to $4500 $1800

  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance provided by the institution to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants.

    Instructions regarding the application process are posted on the Mercer County Community College website at https://mccc.edu/cares.shtml. Students were also informed of the application via text message. Students received a link to the application through their college email account. The application has been available to students since 08/16/2021.

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