13B.08.10.17

.17 Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Campus-Based Awards.

A. The Commission shall allocate funds to institutions of higher education to make awards to students who applied for Educational Excellence Awards after the March 1 deadline or who have other extenuating circumstances.

B. Funds shall be awarded to institutions based upon the proportion of full-time Pell Grant eligible Maryland residents enrolled at the institution.

C. Funds shall be awarded by institutions to students who meet the eligibility criteria for EA Grant awards in Regulation .03A of this chapter but who did not apply by the March 1 deadline or who have other extenuating circumstances. These students may be eligible for a Pell Grant.

D. Awards shall be made in the amounts and the manner described in this chapter, including the same minimum amount ($400), maximum amount (established annually), required percent of need (established annually), and requirement of rounding awards to the nearest $100 increment.

E. The amount of a Campus Based Educational Assistance Grant shall be determined in accordance with this chapter, including but not limited to Regulation .04 of this chapter.

F. An institution may not award a Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Campus-Based Educational Assistance Grant to a recipient of a Guaranteed Access or Educational Assistance Grant awarded by OSFA.

G. Each institution of higher education that participates in the Campus-based Educational Assistance Grant program shall submit to OSFA:

(1) By October 15, a report of all initial awards for the academic year that includes for each award the:

(a) Studentís name;

(b) Studentís Social Security number, if required by the office;

(c) Institutional cost of attendance;

(d) Expected Family Contribution;

(e) Amount of Pell Grant disbursed;

(f) Amount of Campus-based EA Grant awarded;

(g) Pell I.D. and transaction number from the Institutional Student Information Report used for awarding; and

(h) Number of credits the student successfully completed for students enrolled in their second academic year and thereafter;

(2) By January 15, a report of subsequent awards for the academic year that includes for each award the:

(a) Studentís name;

(b) Studentís Social Security number, if applicable;

(c) Institutional cost of attendance;

(d) Expected Family Contribution;

(e) Amount of Pell Grant disbursed;

(f) Amount of Campus-based EA grant awarded; and

(g) Number of credits the student successfully completed for students enrolled in their second academic year and thereafter; and

(3) By June 15, a final end-of-year report that provides:

(a) A final cumulative list of recipients that includes for each award the:

(i) Studentís name;

(ii) Studentís Social Security number, if applicable; and

(iii) Award amount;

(b) The total number of students receiving an award;

(c) The total number of students eligible for an award;

(d) The total number of credits successfully completed for student enrolled in their second academic year and thereafter; and

(e) The following demographic information provided in the aggregate:

(i) The distribution of awards by class year;

(ii) The distribution of awards by income;

(iii) The distribution of awards by age;

(iv) The distribution of awards by gender;

(v) The distribution of awards by independent vs. dependent status; and

(vi) The number of recipients registering for the following year or transferring to a 4-year institution.