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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) Reports

  • HEERF I Funds The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)
  • HEERF II Funds The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA)
  • HEERF III Funds The American Rescue Plan (ARP)

Quarterly Institutional Funds Public Reporting Forms (combined reports for HEERF I, II & III)

Quarterly Student Funds Public Reporting Forms (separate reports for HEERF I, II & III)

HEERF I

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HEERF I – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

FINAL Report as of June 30, 2021

  1. Providence College signed and returned to the Department of Education, the Certification and Agreement to receive funding under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”) on May 6, 2020.  No less than 50% of the funds received under this code section will be used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  2. The College received $1,349,783.00 pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of June 30, 2021, the total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants awarded to students under Section 18004(a)(1) was $1,349,783.00.
  4. At least 2,650 Providence College students are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  5. As of the date of this report, 1,410 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  6. The method(s) used by Providence College as of the date of this report to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is as follows:
    1. Providence College elected to provide a grant of $1,000 to Pell-eligible students, who did not study abroad, because of the pandemic to be utilized to offset incurred expenses for course materials, technology, transportation, and other items.
    2. In addition, the College estimated that students who were studying abroad during the spring 2020 semester incurred at least $1,000 in transportation, room and board, and other expenses as a result of the pandemic and the requirement to return to the United States during the semester and issued grants to those students in that amount.
    3. Providence College provided reimbursement for the packing and shipping costs to 74 students for a total of $31,231.72. These students were unable to retrieve their belongings after the shut down due to the pandemic.
    4. Additional grants totaling $566,883.73 were made through an on-line application process. Recipients applied for the grants to help them offset different types of expenses due to the pandemic.
    5. The remaining balance of $36,667.55 was utilized for additional grants to Pell-eligible students.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under 6(i)-(v) above received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.  Providence College has communicated to all eligible students through an email with a link to an online application process as to grants under 6(iv) above. 

Report as of  March 31, 2021

  1. Providence College signed and returned to the Department of Education, the Certification and Agreement to receive funding under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”) on May 6, 2020.  No less than 50% of the funds received under this code section will be used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  2. The College will receive $1,349,783.00 pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of March 31, 2021, the total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants awarded to students under Section 18004(a)(1) was $1,308,490.45.
  4. At least 2,650 Providence College students are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  5. As of the date of this report, 1,396 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  6. The method(s) used by Providence College as of the date of this report to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is as follows:
    1. Providence College elected to provide a grant of $1,000 to Pell-eligible students, who did not study abroad, because of the pandemic to be utilized to offset incurred expenses for course materials, technology, transportation, and other items.
    2. In addition, the College estimated that students who were studying abroad during the spring 2020 semester incurred at least $1,000 in transportation, room and board, and other expenses as a result of the pandemic and the requirement to return to the United States during the semester and issued grants to those students in that amount.
    3. Providence College provided reimbursement for the packing and shipping costs to 74 students for a total of $31,231.72. These students were unable to retrieve their belongings after the shut down due to the pandemic.
    4. Additional grants totaling $562,258.73 were made through an on-line application process. Recipients applied for the grants to help them offset different types of expenses due to the pandemic.
    5. As of March 31, 2021, the College has $41,292.55 remaining.  The College expects to exhaust the remaining funds in the coming weeks.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under 6(i)-(iv) above received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.  Providence College has communicated to all eligible students through an email with a link to an online application process as to grants under 6(iv) above. 

Report as of December 31, 2020

  1. Providence College signed and returned to the Department of Education, the Certification and Agreement to receive funding under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”) on May 6, 2020.  No less than 50% of the funds received under this code section will be used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  2. The College will receive $1,349,783.00 pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of December 31, 2020, the total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants awarded to students under Section 18004(a)(1) was $1,308,490.45.
  4. At least 2,650 Providence College students are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  5. As of the date of this report, 1,396 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  6. The method(s) used by Providence College as of the date of this report to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is as follows:
    1. Providence College elected to provide a grant of $1,000 to Pell-eligible students, who did not study abroad, because of the pandemic to be utilized to offset incurred expenses for course materials, technology, transportation, and other items.
    2. In addition, the College estimated that students who were studying abroad during the spring 2020 semester incurred at least $1,000 in transportation, room and board, and other expenses as a result of the pandemic and the requirement to return to the United States during the semester and issued grants to those students in that amount.
    3. Providence College provided reimbursement for the packing and shipping costs to 74 students for a total of $31,231.72. These students were unable to retrieve their belongings after the shut down due to the pandemic.
    4. Additional grants totaling $562,258.73 were made through an on-line application process. Recipients applied for the grants to help them offset different types of expenses due to the pandemic.
    5. As of December 31, 2020, the College has $41,292.55 remaining.  The College expects to exhaust the remaining funds in the coming weeks.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under 6(i)-(iv) above received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.  Providence College has communicated to all eligible students through an email with a link to an online application process as to grants under 6(iv) above. 

Report as of Sept. 30, 2020

  1. Providence College signed and returned to the Department of Education, the Certification and Agreement to receive funding under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”) on May 6, 2020.  No less than 50% of the funds received under this code section will be used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  2. The College will receive $1,349,783.00 pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of September 30, 2020, the total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants awarded to students under Section 18004(a)(1) was $1,308,490.45.
  4. At least 2,650 Providence College students are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  5. As of the date of this report, 1,396 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  6. The method(s) used by Providence College as of the date of this report to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is as follows:
    1. Providence College elected to provide a grant of $1,000 to Pell-eligible students, who did not study abroad, because of the pandemic to be utilized to offset incurred expenses for course materials, technology, transportation, and other items.
    2. In addition, the College estimated that students who were studying abroad during the spring 2020 semester incurred at least $1,000 in transportation, room and board, and other expenses as a result of the pandemic and the requirement to return to the United States during the semester and issued grants to those students in that amount.
    3. Providence College provided reimbursement for the packing and shipping costs to 74 students for a total of $31,231.72. These students were unable to retrieve their belongings after the shut down due to the pandemic.
    4. Additional grants totaling $562,258.73 were made through an on-line application process. Recipients applied for the grants to help them offset different types of expenses due to the pandemic.
    5. As of September 30, 2020, the College has $41,292.55 remaining. The College expects to exhaust the remaining funds in the coming weeks.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under 6(I)-(IV) above received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.  Providence College has communicated to all eligible students through an email with a link to an online application process as to grants under 6(IV) above. 

Report as of July 24, 2020

  1. Providence College signed and returned to the Department of Education, the Certification and Agreement to receive funding under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”) on May 6, 2020.  No less than 50% of the funds received under this code section will be used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  2. The College will receive $1,349,783.00 pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of July 24, 2020, the total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants awarded to students under Section 18004(a)(1) was $1,284,362.45.
  4. At least 2,650 Providence College students are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  5. As of the date of this report, 1,379 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  6. The method(s) used by Providence College as of the date of this report to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is as follows:
    1. Providence College elected to provide a grant of $1,000 to Pell-eligible students, who did not study abroad, because of the pandemic to be utilized to offset incurred expenses for course materials, technology, transportation, and other items.
    2. In addition, the College estimated that students who were studying abroad during the spring 2020 semester incurred at least $1,000 in transportation, room and board, and other expenses as a result of the pandemic and the requirement to return to the United States during the semester and issued grants to those students in that amount.
    3. Providence College provided reimbursement for the packing and shipping costs to 74 students for a total of $31,231.72. These students were unable to retrieve their belongings after the shut down due to the pandemic.
    4. Additional grants totaling $538,130.73 were made through an on-line application process. Recipients applied for the grants to help them offset different types of expenses due to the pandemic.
    5. As of July 24, 2020, the College has $65,420.55 remaining.  Applications are still being received through the on-line process. The College expects to exhaust the remaining funds in the coming weeks.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under 6(i)-(iv) above received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.  Providence College has communicated to all eligible students through an email with a link to an online application process as to grants under 6(iv) above. 

Report as of June 11, 2020

  1. Providence College signed and returned to the Department of Education, the Certification and Agreement to receive funding under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES ACT”) on May 6, 2020.  No less than 50% of the funds received under this code section will be used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  2. The College will receive $1,349,783.00 pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of June 11, 2020, the total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants awarded to students under Section 18004(a)(1) was $717,000.00.
  4. At least 2,650 Providence College students are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and are thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  5. As of the date of this report, 717 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act. Checks will be mailed this week to these students.
  6. The method(s) used by Providence College as of the date of this report to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act is as follows:
    1. Providence College elected to provide a grant of $1,000 to Pell-eligible students, who did not study abroad, because of the pandemic to be utilized to offset incurred expenses for course materials, technology, transportation, and other items.
    2. In addition, the College estimated that students who were studying abroad during the spring 2020 semester incurred at least $1,000 in transportation, room and board, and other expenses as a result of the pandemic and the requirement to return to the United States during the semester and issued grants to those students in that amount.
    3. Providence College is currently compiling and reviewing additional requests made through an on-line application process.  It will be making additional awards in the coming weeks.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under 6(i) and (ii) above received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.  Providence College has communicated to all eligible students through an email with a link to an online application process. 

HEERF II

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FINAL Report as of June 30, 2021

  1. On January 19, 2021 Providence College received from the Department of Education its “Supplemental Grant Funds for Students” Notification to receive funding under Section 314(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (“CRRSAA”).  At least the same amount of funding in financial aid grants to students as was awarded to Providence College under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act will be used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.             
  2. The College received $1,349,783.00 pursuant to the institution’s Grant Award Notification for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of June 30, 2021, $1,349,783.00 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants were awarded to students under CRRSA Section 18004(a)(1).
  4. Approximately 4,000 Providence College students were eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA.  Pursuant to CRRSAA, Providence College is obligated to prioritize grants to students with exceptional need.
  5. As of the date of this report, 1,861 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA.   
  6. The methods used by Providence College to determine which students received Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they received under Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA were as follows:
    1. Providence College provided a $925.00 grant to Pell-eligible undergraduate students.
    2. Providence College provided a $225.00 grant to Pell-eligible School of Continuing Education students.
    3. Providence College provided a $500.00 grant to students identified with unmet need.
    4. Providence College provided a $220.00 grant to students who were authorized to work for the College during the academic year.
    5. The balance of $2,380 was utilized for grants to students with need due to special circumstances.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under 6(i)-(v) above received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.        

Report as of March 31, 2021

  1. On January 19, 2021 Providence College received from the Department of Education its “Supplemental Grant Funds for Students” Notification to receive funding under Section 314(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (“CRRSAA”).  At least the same amount of funding in financial aid grants to students as was awarded to Providence College under Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act will be used to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.             
  2. The College will receive $1,349,783.00 pursuant to the institution’s Grant Award Notification for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of March 31, 2021, no amounts of Emergency Financial Aid Grants were awarded to students under CRRSA Section 18004(a)(1).
  4. Approximately 4,000 Providence College students are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA.  Pursuant to CRRSAA, Providence College is obligated to prioritize grants to students with exceptional need.
  5. As of the date of this report, no students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA.   
  6. The methods anticipated to be used by Providence College to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA will be as follows:
    1. Providence College will provide a grant to Pell-eligible undergraduate students.
    2. Providence College will provide a grant to Pell-eligible SCE students.
    3. Providence College will provide a grant to students identified with unmet need.
    4. Providence College will provide a grant to students who were authorized to work for the College during the academic year.
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under 6(i)-(iv) above will receive communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.        

HEERF III

HEERF III – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

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FINAL Report as of December 31, 2021

  1. On May 20, 2021 Providence College received from the Department of Education its “Supplemental Grant Funds for Students” Notification to receive funding under Section 2003 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARP”).               
  2. The College received $3,425,469.00 pursuant to the institution’s Grant Award Notification for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of December 31, 2021, $3,425,469.00 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants were awarded to students under ARP Section 2003.  
  4. Approximately 4,000 Providence College students are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 2003 of ARP.  Pursuant to ARP, Providence College is obligated to prioritize grants to students with exceptional need.
  5. As of the date of this report, 1,548 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 2003 of ARP.    
  6. The method used by Providence College to determine which students received Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they received under Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA was as follows:
    1. Providence College provided a $1,016.66 grant to Pell-eligible students.
    2. Providence College provided grants ranging between $200.00 and $4,800.00 to students identified with unmet need.
    3. Providence College provided grants ranging between $205.00 and $2,200.00 to students with need due to special circumstances. 
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under section 2003 of ARP received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.        

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Report as of September 30, 2021

  1. On May 20, 2021 Providence College received from the Department of Education its “Supplemental Grant Funds for Students” Notification to receive funding under Section 2003 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARP”).               
  2. The College will receive $3,425,469.00 pursuant to the institution’s Grant Award Notification for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of September 30, 2021, $3,890.00 of Emergency Financial Aid Grants were awarded to students under ARP Section 2003.  
  4. Approximately 4,000 Providence College students are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 2003 of ARP.  Pursuant to ARP, Providence College is obligated to prioritize grants to students with exceptional need.
  5. As of the date of this report, 6 students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 2003 of ARP.    
  6. The method used by Providence College to determine which students received Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they received under Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA was as follows:
    1. Providence College utilized $3,890.00 for grants to students with need due to special circumstances. 
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under section 2003 of ARP received communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.        

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Report as of June 30, 2021

  1. On May 20, 2021 Providence College received from the Department of Education its “Supplemental Grant Funds for Students” Notification to receive funding under Section 2003 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARP”).       
  2. The College will receive $3,425,469.00 pursuant to the institution’s Grant Award Notification for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  3. As of June 30, 2021, no amounts of Emergency Financial Aid Grants were awarded to students under ARP Section 2003.  
  4. Approximately 4,000 Providence College students are eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 2003 of ARP.  Pursuant to ARP, Providence College is obligated to prioritize grants to students with exceptional need.
  5. As of the date of this report, no students have been awarded an Emergency Financial Aid Grant under Section 2003 of ARP.   
  6. The methods to be used by Providence College to determine which students receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants and how much they would receive under Section 2003 of ARP has not yet been determined.  
  7. Any instructions, directions, or guidance to students concerning the Emergency Financial Aid Grants: Students receiving grants under section 2003 of ARP will receive communications identifying the basis and purpose for the award of the grant.        

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