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13b.08.05.00.htm 13B.08.05.00. Title 13B MARYLAND HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION Subtitle 08 FINANCIAL AID Chapter 05 Delegate Scholarship Program Authority: Education Article, §11-105(u) and 18-204(c) and Title 18, Subtitle 5, Annotated Code of Maryland
13b.08.05.01.htm 13B.08.05.01. 01 Purpose.. The purpose of the Delegate Scholarship Program is for Delegates in the Maryland General Assembly to provide financial assistance to full-time and part-time students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or professional education.
13b.08.05.02.htm 13B.08.05.02. 02 Eligibility.. A. A recipient shall be enrolled in:. 1) A regular undergraduate, graduate, or professional program at an eligible institution;. 2) An associate’s degree program; or. 3) A certificate program in which the course work is acceptable for transfer credit to an accredited baccalaureate program at an eligible institution.B. A recipient shall attend an eligible institution for the number of credit hours for which the award was made.C. Full-time enrollment i
13b.08.05.03.htm 13B.08.05.03. 03 Eligible Institutions.. A. The following are eligible institutions:. 1) A Maryland public or private college or university;. 2) A private career school approved to operate in Maryland by the Maryland Higher Education Commission;3) An out-of-State institution that makes special provisions for a disabled student if comparable special provisions are not available to that student at a Maryland institution; and4) An out-of-State institution if:.
13b.08.05.04.htm 13B.08.05.04. 04 Methods of Awarding and Award Amount.. A. Each Delegate shall have a choice of two methods for awarding scholarships: the tuition and mandatory fees method and the set dollar method.B. Each Delegate shall make an irrevocable selection of either the tuition and mandatory fees method or the set dollar method on an annual basis during each 4-year term.C. Tuition and Mandatory Fees Method.. 1) Each Delegate may award the equivalent of four, 4-year, full-time scholarships..
13b.08.05.05.htm 13B.08.05.05. 05 Alternative Awards.. A. As an alternative to the scholarship awards authorized in regulation .04, and subject to the provisions of §B of this regulation, during each year in office each Delegate may award scholarships in a total amount equal to 4 times the tuition and mandatory fees for a full-time undergraduate student enrolled at the University of Maryland, College Park for the academic year commencing in that year.B. A scholarship awarded under §A of this regulation:.
13b.08.05.06.htm 13B.08.05.06. 06 Application and Selection Procedures.. A. Each Delegate shall establish a written application and selection process.. B. A Delegate’s written selection process may use any factors that the Delegate considers appropriate.C. The Office of Student Financial Assistance shall refer applicant inquiries directly to the appropriate Delegate.
13b.08.05.07.htm 13B.08.05.07. 07 Awarding Procedures.. A. A Delegate shall inform the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) when the Delegate has selected a recipient.B. OSFA shall provide the Delegate with demographic student information of students assigned in their district. The Delegate is required to notify OSFA of their method of awarding and how the awards will be administered for the year.C. If the Delegate requests that OSFA make awards on their behalf, student awards shall be determine
13b.08.05.08.htm 13B.08.05.08. 08 Payment.. A. At the beginning of each school term, institutions shall be asked to review billing rosters provided by the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) to certify that the recipient is a Maryland resident, enrolled in an eligible program for the number of credits for which the award was made, and meets satisfactory academic progress.B. Upon receipt of the institution's certification, OSFA shall disburse the respective funds directly to the institution to b
13b.08.05.09.htm 13B.08.05.09. 09 Renewal and Continuation.. A. Delegate Scholarship awards are not automatically renewed on an annual basis. Recipients must reapply to their delegate annually.B. A recipient shall inform the Office of Student Financial Assistance in writing of any change to the student’s name, address, institution of attendance, or enrollment status.
13b.08.05.10.htm 13B.08.05.10. 10 Revocation of Award.. An award shall be revoked if:. A. The criteria in Regulations .08 and .09 of this chapter are not met;. B. A recipient makes a change to their name, address, state of residence, institution of attendance, or enrollment status and fails promptly to inform the Office of Student Financial Assistance in writing; orC. Funds are no longer available..
13b.08.05.11.htm 13B.08.05.11. 11 Appeals Procedure.. A. An applicant may appeal a decision of ineligibility or of the revocation of an award.. B. An applicant may not appeal a denial of a Delegate Scholarship made for reasons other than a determination of ineligibility.C. An appeal shall be filed with the Director of the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) within 30 calendar days of the date of the notice of ineligibility or revocation.D. An appeal shall be in writing and detail reason
13b.08.05.12.htm 13B.08.05.12. 12 Notification of Delegate Funds Balance.. A. The Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) shall notify each Delegate of their scholarship funds balance.B. OSFA shall send an applicant roster to each Delegate at the end of April each year that lists all students who have filed a need-based application by the March 1 deadline and the award renewals.C. OSFA shall continue to update Delegates with applicant roster information including the names of new applicants and new aw
13b.08.05.13.htm 13B.08.05.13. 13 Recipients of a Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Educational Excellence Award.. A. Each Delegate may authorize the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) to award all or a portion of their funds to eligible recipients of a Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Educational Excellence Award who reside in the Delegate's legislative district.B. If the total number of eligible recipients of a Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Educational Excellence Award who reside in the Delegate's legislative d
13b.08.05.9999.htm 13B.08.05.9999. Administrative History Effective date: August 28, 2017 (44:17 Md. R. 836).
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