ARP Act emergency grants to students

American Rescue Plan Act, 2021 (ARP) Emergency Grants to Students Required Reporting

  1. On June 10, 2020, Gettysburg College returned a signed the Certification and Agreement to the U.S. Department of Education assuring that no less than 50 percent of funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act would be distributed to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to eligible Gettysburg students. A new certification was not required to be submitted under the CRRSAA and Gettysburg College acknowledges it has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the CRRSAA to provide emergency federal aid grants to students.
  2. In accordance with the College’s Certification and Agreement, Gettysburg College will receive $2,123,686 from the U.S. Department of Education to distribute as Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
  3. Gettysburg College estimates that 1,913 Gettysburg students were eligible based on the guidance available from the Department of Education as of the draw down date to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to student under Section 2003 of the ARP.
  4. As of September 30, 2021, Gettysburg College distributed a total of $4,221 in Emergency Financial Aid Grants to 6 students under Section 2003 of the ARP.
  5. All Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students awarded as of September 30, 2021 were awarded based on emergency grant applications submitted by students to the College Life division.
  6. ARP Institutional Portion Required Response: September 30, 2021 quarterly report (PDF).