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HEERF Report and Disclosure

AAMU THIRTY DAY REPORT AND DISCLOSURE

CARES Act Report and Disclosure

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Reporting

Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Thirty Day Report and Disclosure

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University (AAMU) acknowledges that on May 2, 2020, the institution signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education the Certification and Agreement form. AAMU has used, or intends to use, at least 50% of the funds received under section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide HEERF Funded AAMU CARES Grants to students.

Additional reports will be provided every 45 days.

  • The total amount of HEERF funding that AAMU received to distribute to students is $21,851,374. AAMU will distribute the amount awarded to students over several semesters.

  • The total amount of HEERF funded AAMU CARES Grants that have been distributed to AAMU:

    Amount of HEERF Funds Awarded As of Date
    $ 2,189,450.00 May 31, 2020
    $ 2,260,400.00 June 30, 2020
    $ 2,908,350.00 July 31, 2020
    $ 2,908,350.00 August 30, 2020
    $ 2,909,550.00 September 25, 2020
    $ 2,909,550.00 October 30, 2020
    $ 4,188,500.00 November 30, 2020
    $ 4,258,900.00 December 31, 2020
    $ 7,751,850.00 February 25, 2021
    $ 8,140,600.00 March 31, 2021
    $ 8,156,150.00 April 30, 2021
    $ 8,162,900.00 May 31, 2021
    $ 10,009,400.00 June 30, 2021
    $ 10,012,482.00 July 31, 2021
    $10,012,482.00 August 31, 2021
    $10,012,482.00 September 30, 2021
    $11,975,382.00
    October 31, 2021
    $12,027,882.00 November 30, 2021
    $12,048,432.00 December 31, 2021
    $12,048,432.00 January 31, 2022
    $12,048,432.00 February 28, 2022
    $18,104,532.00 March 31, 2022
    $18,164,832.00 April 30, 2022
    $18,290,532.00 May 31, 2022
    $18,290,532.00 June 30, 2022

AAMU is using one student application to be considered for the federal HEERF funding (AAMU CARES Grant).


To be eligible for a HEERF funded AAMU CARES Grant a student must:

  1. Have a completed FAFSA for 2019-2020 and for Fall 2020 complete a 2020-2021 FASFA
  2. Have a declared major that is eligible for financial aid
  3. Be Currently enrolled in the semester the funds are distributed
  4. Making Satisfactory Academic Progress during Spring 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2020
  5. Be a citizen or eligible non-citizen
  6. Be Taking at least one class on campus

The maximum HEERF funded AAMU CARES Grant award made to a student is based on the requested amount and the student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the current aid year FAFSA. The awards will be distributed to students for the Spring 2020, Summer 2020 and Fall 2021

Maximum awards are:

0-1000

$ 600.00

>1000 and partial Pell Grant

$ 450.00

All Others

$ 250.00

EFC Range

Award Amount


Eligibility Requirements for the Spring 2021 term have changed from the prior terms due to HEERF II. Distance learning students now are eligible to receive funds through the grant.

Students that were 100% online or a distant learner were not eligible for the prior award.

Please use the link below to view a FAQ of the new HEERF II (CARES) funding.

FAQs for (a)(1) CRRSAA HEERF II (002).pdf

To receive grant funded from the HEERF II (AAMU CARES Grant) a student must:

  1. Complete the AAMU Emergency Grant Application available with the following link :Apply for CARES Act Funding
  1. Have a completed FAFSA for 2020‐2021
  2. Have a declared major that is eligible for financial aid
  3. Be enrolled for Spring 2021
  4. Making Satisfactory Academic Progress during each semester
  5. Be a citizen or eligible non‐citizen

The maximum HEER funded AAMU CARES Grant award made to a student is based on the

requested amount and the student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the current aid

year FAFSA.

Maximum awards for the Spring 2021 are:

EFC Range

Award Amount

0-1,000

$ 1,000.00

1,001-10,000

$ 750.00

>10,000

$ 450.00


Eligibility requirements for the Fall 2021 term have not changed from the Summer 2021. Please
note that Students no longer need to have completed FASFA on file. This change also allows our
non‐resident (international) students to receive funding.
Non‐resident (International) students were not eligible for the prior award are now eligible.

Please use the link below to view a FAQ of the new HEERF III (CARES) funding. https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/arpfaq.pdf

To receive a grant funded from the HEERF III (AAMU CARES Grant) a student must:

  1. Complete the AAMU Emergency Grant Application available with the following
    link : Apply for CARES Act Funding
  2. Be enrolled for the current semester
    The maximum HEERF funded AAMU CARES Grant award made to a student is based on the
    student’s ability to receive a federal PELL grant.

Maximum awards for the Fall 2021 are:

Grant

Award Amount

Pell Grant Received

$ 600.00

Not PELL eligible

$ 450.00


Eligibility requirements for the Spring 2022 term have not changed from the Fall 2021. Please note that Students no longer need to have completed FASFA on file. This change also allows our non‐resident (international) students to receive funding. Non‐resident (International) students were not eligible for the prior award are now eligible.

Please use the link below to view a FAQ of the new HEERF III (CARES) funding. https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/arpfaq.pdf

To receive a grant funded from the HEERF III (AAMU CARES Grant) a student must:

  1. Complete the AAMU Emergency Grant Application available with the following link: Apply for CARES Act Funding
  2. Be enrolled for the current semester
    The maximum HEERF funded AAMU CARES Grant award made to a student is based on the student’s ability to receive a federal PELL grant.

Maximum awards for the Spring 2022 are:

Grant Award Amount
PELL Grant Received $ 1,500.00
Not PELL eligible $ 1,200.00

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