Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Grant money available to students to offset COVID-related expenses

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T he American Rescue Plan Act has provided emergency grants for students to help cover costs to attend HFC, or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus. Eligible expenses include tuition, food, housing, healthcare (including mental health) or childcare. These emergency grants do not have to be repaid.

Apply for the funds using this form

Please make sure you meet the qualifications below. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received. Funds are limited. Submitting the form does not guarantee that you will receive funds.

To be eligible to apply for and receive the ARP grant, HFC students must:

  1. Have completed a 2021-2022 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  2. Currently be enrolled at HFC for Fall 2021 in at least one class
  3. Have expenses related to the cost of attending Henry Ford College or emergency costs that have arisen due to Coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care) or childcare.

NOTE: Dual-enrollment and Guest students are not eligible for this funding.

Application deadline

ARP grants will be made on an ongoing basis, based on when applications are received. The deadline to submit your Fall 2021 grant request form is December 1, 2021, or whenever all the funds have been used. We recommend you complete your application as soon as possible.

Questions related to the HFC ARP grant funding or the application process can be emailed to