Augusta University has allocated $8,803,423 of the American Rescue Plan Act funding for students.

To be potentially eligible for this funding, students must:

  • Be degree-seeking* and enrolled by the end of drop-add period for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022; and
  • Have completed a 2021-2022 FAFSA.

*Degree-seeking excludes the following students:

  • All non-degree seeking students (i.e., dual-enrolled, transient, auditor, non-degree post-baccalaureate)
  • Post-professional students (i.e., interns/residents)
  • Students utilizing the USG’s Tuition Assistance Program

Awards will be distributed in two categories:

  • Automatic awards will be distributed to students with need (as defined by the Dept. of Education) and will be processed in phases in August and September.
  • Application opens September 24, 2021
  • Applications will be reviewed weekly
  • If approved, awards will be disbursed within 10 days of posting
  • The applications open until funds are exhausted

Reporting and Archived Information


  • HEERF I, II, and III quarterly report as of 9-30-2021.
  • As of September 30, 2021, Augusta University has awarded $8,504,350 of the $8,803,423 American Rescue Plan allocation. As of this date $4,290,025 of the funds have been disbursed to students. Awards for the American Rescue Plan application will be disbursed in October. The remaining funds will be disbursed to students in the spring 2022 semester.
  • As of July 1, 2021, we are currently developing a plan to award the funds to students.
  • HEERF I, II, and III quarterly report as of 6-30-2021.