13B.08.21.18

.18 Scholarship Conditions and Service Requirement.

A. Full-Time Employment. For purposes of this regulation, “full-time employment” means employment for at least 35 hours per week.

B. Use of Scholarship. A scholarship shall be used solely for tuition at a community college.

C. As a precondition of accepting the scholarship award, a recipient shall provide a promissory note and shall enter into a written agreement with the Commission, in the form and manner prescribed by the Office, requiring the recipient to:

(1) Complete the associate degree, certificate, or vocational certificate;

(2) Use an address in the State on the recipient’s State income tax return;

(3) Commence full-time employment in the State within 1 year after completion of the vocational certificate, certificate, or associate degree;

(4) Continue to use an address in the State on the recipient’s State income tax return for at least 1 year for each year that the scholarship was awarded; and

(5) Maintain full-time employment in the State for at least 1 year for each year that the scholarship was awarded.

D. If a recipient holds the scholarship award in addition to other State scholarship awards requiring a service obligation, the obligations shall be served consecutively.