EXPAND SCHOLARSHIP FOR WSSU STUDENTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 939 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE ADDITIONAL FUNDS TO THE CHEATHAM-WHITE SCHOLARSHIPS FUND AND TO ALLOW STUDENTS FROM WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY TO RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE FUND.
Intro. by Montgomery, Terry, Conrad.

Status: Ref to the Com on Appropriations, Education, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 22 2019)
H 939

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 22 2019 - More information

    Appropriates $1.6 million in recurring funds fo rate 2019-20 fiscal year from the General Fund to the Cheatham-White Scholarships Fund. Restricts use of the funds to the administration of scholarships under Article 35 of GS Chapter 116.

    Amends Article 35, Cheatham-White Scholarships, of GS Chapter 116 to expand the program to include Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) (currently limited to NC A&T University and NC Central University). Allows for up to 50 scholarships to be awarded each academic year to students admitted to WCCU, with 40 resident and 10 nonresident recipients. Makes conforming changes to GS 116-292 and GS 116-294.

    Effective July 1, 2019, and applies beginning with the nomination of candidates during the 2019-20 school year to be awarded scholarships for the 2020 fall academic term. 


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