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Coronavirus Response and Relief Act: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II)

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) is authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260, signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020. In total, the CRRSAA authorizes $81.88 billion in support for education, in addition to the $30.75 billion expeditiously provided last spring through the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136.

University of South Carolina System Allocation - CRRSAA

  Section I: CRRSAA Act Section II: CRRSAA Act  
  Minimum Allocation to Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students Institutional Portion Strengthening Institutions Total CRRSAA Act Funding
University of South Carolina - Columbia               10,707,565               20,516,851            31,224,416
University of South Carolina - Aiken                 1,532,706                 3,574,727                216,306            5,323,739
University of South Carolina - Beaufort                 1,037,627                 2,385,845                144,944            3,568,416
University of South Carolina - Upstate                 3,052,328                 7,342,128                437,992          10,832,448
University of South Carolina - Lancaster                    285,432                 1,036,665              1,322,097
University of South Carolina - Salkehatchie                    391,621                 1,104,532                  62,784            1,558,937
University of South Carolina - Sumter                    352,900                    968,458              1,321,358
University of South Carolina - Union                    228,957                    757,564                  986,521
TOTAL $17,589,136 $37,686,770 $862,026 $56,137,932


Section I: CRRSAA Section 314(a)(1) Reporting

Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students:

Institutional and Strengthening Quarterly Reporting


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