ARP Reporting

To comply with federal regulations regarding the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 (HEERF III), Seminole State College of Florida is providing easily accessible, public information regarding the dollar amount and use of grant funds awarded by the U.S. Department of Education.  

ARP: HEERF III Grant Award
Award Date(s)
Award Amount

Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students

4/20/2020

$16,228,591

Institutional Portion

5/5/2020

$14,878,481

Minority Serving Institutions – Strengthening Institutions
6/1/2020$1,669,234

ARP funds are in addition to funds authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) of 2021 and the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Reporting By Date

HEERF Quarterly Reporting 9-30-21

ARP: HEERF III – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
Seminole State College acknowledges that it signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used the applicable amount of funds designated under the ARP (a)(1) program to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.   

The College will be distributing the $16,228,591 grant award to students in its entirety. As of September 30, 2021, the College has awarded and disbursed emergency financial aid grants in the amount of $6,519,750 to 4,563 students. There are an estimated 7,547 students that are eligible for emergency financial aid grants. 

For eligibility requirements, please visit seminolestate.edu/arp.

ARP: HEERF III – Institutional Portion   
As of September 30,2021, the College has expended $6,884,636 of the $14,878,481 ARP HEERF III grant award. Pursuant to Section 2003(a)(1) of ARP and Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA, the College used these funds to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus (including lost revenue, discharge of student debt, reimbursement for expenses already incurred and technology costs associate with a transition to distance education) and carry out student support activities authorized by the HEA that address needs related to the coronavirus as follows: 

Replacing Lost Revenue from Academic Sources

$4,861,955

Equipment and Software

862,840

Indirect Costs

221,470

Other

938,371

ARP: HEERF III – Minority Serving Institutions – Strengthening Institutions Program
As of September 30, 2021, the College has not expended any portion of the $1,669,234 ARP HEERF III grant award of August 11, 2021. Pursuant to Section 2003(a)(1) of ARP and Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA, the College will use these funds to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus and carry out student support activities authorized by the HEA that address needs related to the coronavirus.

The College will be distributing the $16,228,591 grant award to students in its entirety. 

HEERF Quarterly Reporting 6-30-21

ARP: HEERF III – Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students
As of June 30, 2021, the College has awarded and disbursed in emergency financial aid grants $250 to one student. The awarding methodology provided $500 awards to students who are Pell eligible and enrolled at least half time during Spring Term 2021, and $250 awards to students enrolled at least half time and whose expected family contribution (EFC) is between $5,577 and $7,500.

ARP: HEERF III – Institutional Portion   
As of June 30,2021, the College has expended $1,243,149 of the $14,878,481 ARP HEERF III grant award. Pursuant to Section 2003(a)(1) of ARP and Section 314(a)(1) of CRRSAA, the College used these funds to defray expenses associated with the coronavirus (including discharge of student debt, reimbursement for expenses already incurred and technology costs associated with a transition to distance education and carry out student support activities authorized by the HEA that address needs related to the coronavirus as follows:

Indirect Costs

$220,620

Safety (PPE, Disinfecting, Sanitizing, Communication)

28

Equipment and Software

862,840

Other

159,661

Students are receiving information on HEERF funding through the College’s webpage seminolestate.edu/arp, newsroom and social media.

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