Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) – Established through the CARES Act of 2020
HEERF Awarding Report – March 31, 2021
The U.S. Dept. of Education awarded UWA $1,192,293 in CRRSAA funding to be given directly to students early in the Spring, 2021 semester. To guide distribution of these funds UWA created a needs-based tier, establishing the highest federally-calculated need as a priority while also taking direct educational expenses into account. Results of this needs-based distribution are included in the following breakdown:
|Award Amount||Total Recipients||Total Awarded|
|On Campus Students:|
|Received Federal Aid, but Not Pell Grant Eligible||$800||291||$232,800|
|Partial Pell Grant Eligible||$1,000||186||$186,000|
|Full Pell Grant Eligible||$1,200||358||$429,600|
|Online Only Students:|
|Received Federal Aid, but Not Pell Grant Eligible||$200||227||$45,400|
|Partial Pell Grant Eligible||$300||224||$67,200|
|Full Pell Grant Eligible||$400||454||$181,600|
|Non-Federal Aid Students:|
|No Federal Aid Received||$100||324||$32,400|
|Less Than Half-Time Enrollment||$100||56||$5,600|
A total of 2,120 students were supported by a distribution of $1,180,600.
A balance of $11,691 remains to assist struggling students over the Summer, 2021 semester.
For the UWA Institutional Portion, Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting under CARES Act, please click here.