RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (KVEO) — Colleges and universities are getting a big financial boost from the American Rescue Plan.
On Wednesday, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced that UTRGV and STC are among the list of schools receiving financial support through the plan.
UTRGV is receiving $101,411,829 and STC is receiving $73,866,947.
In total, the American Rescue Plan is offering $36 billion to nearly 3,500 public and private, nonprofit colleges and universities nationwide.
“Our college educators and students have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the American Rescue Plan will get them back on track,” said Congressman Gonzalez. “The American Rescue Plan is a historic investment in our local colleges and universities to provide these institutions and struggling students with much-needed relief.”