Nicholls State University



The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) (HEERF III) provides support to students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and reimburses institutional costs associated with coronavirus.

Am I eligible to receive the Relief Grant?

To be eligible, you must meet the the following requirements:

  • Be enrolled as of the university’s census date
  • Dual enrolled and cross-enrolled students do not qualify

How do I apply for Relief Grant?

Eligible students have automatically been identified and awarded. No additional application is required.

How was the award amount determined?


EFC Range Award Amount for Students Enrolled Part-time Award Amount for Students Enrolled Full-time
0 950 1,900
1-4,999 900 1,800
5,000-6,999 800 1,600
7,000-9,999 750 1,500
10,000+ 550 1,100
No EFC 450 900

More About the HEERF III Student Financial Aid Grant

Nicholls HEERF III grant allocation was $ 7,588,284.40. The remaining will be allocated to eligible students meeting the qualifications until the fund is fully depleted. No awards will be made once our allocation is exhausted.