MILITARY DEPENDENTS/NEED-BASED PRIVATE SCHOOL.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 293 (Public) Filed Monday, March 18, 2019
AN ACT TO MAKE NONRESIDENT DEPENDENTS OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS ELIGIBLE FOR NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Intro. by D. Davis, Tillman, Brown.

Status: Re-ref Com On Appropriations/Base Budget (Senate action) (Mar 27 2019)
S 293

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 27 2019 - More information

    Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.

    Modifies the proposed changes to GS 116-281 to clarify that the dependent relative must provide a letter of intent to establish NC residency to the eligible private postsecondary institution (previously, did not specify private institution; however the statute only provides scholarships for students attending private higher education institutions) in order to qualify for the need-based scholarship for students who are dependent relatives of a veteran who is abiding in NC while sharing an abode with the veteran. 


  • Summary date: Mar 18 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 116-281, expanding the eligibility requirements for need-based scholarships for students attending private institutions of higher education to now include students meeting the existing qualifications that are: (1) dependent relatives of a veteran who is abiding in the State while sharing an abode with the veteran and provide the eligible postsecondary institution a letter of intent of the dependent relative to establish North Carolina residency; or (2) dependent relatives of an active duty member of the Armed Forces who is abiding in the State incident to active military duty while sharing an abode with the active duty member. Effective July 1, 2019, and applies beginning with the award of scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. 


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