American Rescue Plan (ARP): HEERF III

The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) is authorized by the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, signed into law on March 11, 2021, providing $39.6 billion in support to institutions of higher education to serve students and ensure learning continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 ARP funds are in addition to funds authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260 and the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Public Law 116-136. Emergency funds available to institutions and their students under all emergency funds total $76.2 billion.

TSCT has received a total of $4,807,007 in HEERF III funding. The minimum amount for Student Aid Portion (CFDA 84.425E Allocation) is $2,403,504. The maximum amount for Institutional Portion (CFDA 84.425F Allocation) is $2,403,503. 

 This report provides details on the emergency funds that Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology (TSCT) received under the HEERF III. 

Distribution of Funds

The minimum amount that will be allocated to emergency grants directly to students will be $2,403,504.

The funds were received by the College on 6/10/2021.

Funds were drawn down on 11/01/2021 in the amount of $2,380,699.

  • 1199 paper checks were distributed to students in the amount of $2,380,699 on 11/09/2021.

Funds were drawn down for the remaining student portion of $22,805 on 5/31/23.

  • Funds were deposited on 6/2/23 and checks were mailed to 10 students.

Answers to FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about HEERF III are available below. 

Answers to FAQs

General Reports 

 General Report 06/30/2021

General Report 09/30/2021



 GENERAL REPORT 04/10/2022

General Report 06/30/2022

General Report 09/30/2022


General Report 03/31/2023

 General Report 06/30/2023

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reports

REPORT 04/10/2022

Report 06/30/2022

Report 09/30/2022

REPORT 12/30/2022

Report 03/31/2023

REPORT 06/30/2023

REPORT 09/30/2023

REPORT 12/31/2023

REPORT 04/10/2024