TITLE 17. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
PART II. STUDENT BENEFITS
SUBPART A-1. SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
17:1683.1 Scholarships for children of sanitation workers injured or killed in performance of duty
A. Any child of a sanitation worker injured in the course and scope of the performance of his duties as such, which injury causes death, serious injury resulting in an inability to be employed, which child is otherwise eligible and meets all of the entrance requirements of a college or university, shall be admitted through a special appropriation from the general fund to such college or university without payment of any fees, tuitions, or other charges, including room and board charges, as long as such child meets the academic standards and complies with the rules and regulations of such college or university required for attendance therein as a full-time student. Such exemption shall exist for such child for the number of semesters required of a full-time student to obtain one bachelor's degree offered by such college or university. In addition thereto, such child shall be entitled to a cash grant of $125.00 per semester from such college or university as an allowance for books.
B. If the award of this scholarship should result in the reduction of scholarship and/or student aid available to such child from the U.S. Government, then the portion of said scholarship causing such reduction shall be adjusted or reduced accordingly.
Added by Acts 1974, No. 711, Secs. 2, 3.