American Rescue Act

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP)

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III

On March 11, 2021 the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) was signed into law. The U.S Department of Education (ED) Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) was authorized under the act. The HEERF funds authorizes $39.6 billion to support institutions of higher education and students during the coronavirus pandemic.

Additional information about the qualifications and emergency grant amounts will be provided during the Fall 2021 semester.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please contact the NWCC Business Office via email at businessoffice@northwestms.edu or by phone at (662) 562-3264 for additional information.