Caltech: U.S. Department of Education Awards Caltech $2.3 Million to Assist Students Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

Caltech received its award from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) on August 18 and is in the process of determining the number of students eligible to receive HEERF III grants. Per Department of Education guidance, Caltech will ensure domestic undergraduate students with exceptional need are prioritized in the allocation of funds. Grants to eligible students will range from $1,000 to $4,000.

There is no application process; students will be notified via email during fall term 2021 of their eligibility for a HEERF III grant and given instructions on how and when they will receive the funds.