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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund- Minority Serving Institutions

*Minority Serving Institutions include institutions that would be eligible to participate in the following programs: Predominantly Black Institutions, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions, Native American-Serving Nontribal Institutions, Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program, and Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans.

How to Apply for Funding: HEERF- Minority Serving Institutions

Letter from the Secretary (April 30, 2020)

CARES Act Certification and Agreement- Minority Serving Institutions

Formula allocations


The funding opportunity number is ED-GRANTS-043020-003. If you have questions concerning this program, please submit them via e-mail to, or by phone, at 202-377-3711.


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Last Modified: 01/15/2021