.08 Verification and Payment.

A. Verification. The Office shall verify that the applicant:

(1) Meets the grade point average requirement;

(2) Is 2 years from graduating in a cybersecurity program; and

(3) Is not a recipient of a Federal CyberCorps Scholarship for Service award.

B. Payment. Eligible institutions shall certify on billing rosters provided by the Office that the recipient is:

(1) Eligible for in-State tuition;

(2) Maintaining a grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;

(3) Enrolled full-time in a cybersecurity program;

(4) Maintaining satisfactory academic progress toward a degree; and

(5) Maintaining the standards of the institution.