13B.08.10.05

.05 Use of Award Out-of-State.

A. A Guaranteed Access Grant or Educational Assistance Grant may be used at an institution of higher education in another state or the District of Columbia only if:

(1) The following conditions are met:

(a) The attendance is pursuant to a reciprocal agreement for applicants that are deaf or hearing impaired at an institution of higher education that makes special provisions for deaf and hearing impaired students;

(b) Comparable special provisions are not available at an in-State institution of higher education; and

(c) The institution is accredited by accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education; or

(2) The attendance is pursuant to a reciprocal agreement under Education Article, §§18-305(b) and 18-308, Annotated Code of Maryland.

B. OSFA may not award more than 10 percent of the funds available for each of the types of grant awarded through the Guaranteed Access Grant program and Educational Assistance Grant program to students attending schools located in another state or the District of Columbia.