Emergency Grants Available to Eligible Students

Grad Cap on Money Wide

The U.S. Department of Education has released guidelines for Lamar University to distribute $11,380,397 in emergency grants to eligible students during the 2021-22 academic year. 

Degree-seeking students at LU who are attending classes and have a 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid or Texas Application for State Financial Aid on file by Sept. 10 will be automatically considered for the American Rescue Plan Act funds authorized by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III.

Currently enrolled international students can also apply for consideration. 

Students in good standing whose financial situation has  drastically changed since 2019 (the tax year reported on the 2021-2022 FAFSA) may apply for a special circumstance.

Students who have not yet submitted a 2021-22 FAFSA may do so no later than Sept. 10. 

For more information about eligibility, timelines, direct deposit and more, see the FAQ.