Scottsdale Community College Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) disbursement information.
These funds are awarded by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund through the CRRSAA Act to support students through this challenging time. Student grants can be used to cover expenses related to the pandemic such as food, health care (including mental), technology, course materials, and child-care expenses. Those who qualify will receive an email to inform them of our plans for distribution.
HEERF II Emergency Grant Automatic Distribution (no application required). For the automatic distribution, each recipient must meet the following criteria:
- Have a completed and valid 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with SCC.
- If selected, must have completed federal verification requirements.
- Must be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen.
- Must have met Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements.
- Must have an expected family contribution (EFC) between 0 and 9999.
- Must be enrolled in an eligible degree or certificate program at SCC during the Spring 2021 semester.
- Must have completed or have been currently attending at least (3) credit hours at SCC on April 6, 2021 for the Spring 2021 semester.
If you qualify, you will receive email notification and the CRRSAA grant will be posted to the refund method listed in your Student Center. Please monitor your Maricopa student email for updates.
For more information, visit the U.S. Department of Education CRRSAA page.
CRRSAA Frequently Asked Questions
The CRRSAA Act Emergency Relief Fund provides emergency grant assistance to eligible students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus as stipulated by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSAA), Public Law 116-260, signed into law on Dec. 27, 2020.
No application is required for SCC students. Eligible students will automatically receive funds via their selected Maricopa Student Refund Process method.
You may not have met the eligibility requirements. If you are ineligible for a CRRSAA Act grant and your family was significantly affected by issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, MCCCD may be able to help you with emergency aid from other institutional resources. Please see the Financial Aid Process page for information on how to qualify for financial aid and/or apply for emergency relief and other funds available from the MCCCD Scholarship Foundation. Additional funding may be available through scholarships and grants in connection with our Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation as well as scholarship opportunities listed on our SCC Scholarships website. There are also resources listed on the SCC Counseling Services and the MCCCD Basic Needs and Community Resources websites.
Visit the Maricopa Student Refund FAQ page for full information on the refund disbursement process.