ARP Act – Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF III)

 Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences (OPEID 00656500) received supplemental education stabilization funds under Section 2003 of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) and Section 314 of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA). The required funding report below applies to the portion of grants received under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF III) that is designated specifically for emergency financial aid grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the coronavirus.

  1. Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences (RHSHS) received the Grant Award Notification for the supplemental HEERF III funding on May 14, 2021. No additional application was required to receive these funds. This document assures that RHSHS intends to use the amount funded and received under Section 2003 of the ARP and Section 314 of the CRRSAA Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
  2.  RHSHS received notice on May 14, 2021, that the grant award in the amount of $419,201 was selected for funding.
  3. The total amount of Emergency Financial Aid Grants distributed to students under Section 2003 of the ARP and Section 314 of the CRRSAA Act as of 9/30/21 is $0. However, RHSHS intends to fully expend these funds by the Spring 2022 semester.