.16 Minimum GPA Appeal Criteria.

A. A recipient who fails to maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 may appeal a scholarship denial to the Office.

B. A recipient appealing under §A of this regulation shall provide documentation to the Office of the extenuating circumstances that prevented the recipient from meeting the GPA requirement.

C. A recipient may appeal on the grounds of not maintaining the required GPA only once.

D. The Office shall review the studentís documentation of extenuating circumstances and render a decision within 30 days of receipt.