CRRSAA Act & HEERF II Information

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II (HEERF II) is part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) 2021, recently passed by Congress. Glendale Community College received funds for students with emergency expenses due to COVID-19. Glendale Community College has been allocated $4,150,918 for immediate distribution to eligible students through HEERF II.

Student grants can be used to cover expenses related to the pandemic, such as food, health care, technology, course materials, and child-care expenses.


HEERF II Emergency Grant Automatic Distribution (no application required)

For the automatic distribution, each recipient must have a completed and accepted 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with the Financial Aid Office.

  • Must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements during the eligible term receiving HEERF I or HEERF II grants.
  • Must have an expected family contribution (EFC) between 0 and 9999
  • Must have completed or be currently attending classes in a degree or certificate program at Glendale Community College during the Spring 2021 semester

If you qualify, you will receive email notification and will receive an emergency grant posted to the refund method listed in your Student Center beginning April 20, 2021. Please monitor your Maricopa student email for updates.

Award amounts to eligible students can range from $1,000 to $1,200. The highest grant amounts are provided to eligible students who exhibit exceptional financial need as determined from their FAFSA. Furthermore, emergency grant award amounts for students who are enrolled less than half time will be prorated accordingly. Please see below for the awarding methodology.