92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0591
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Short description: 
HIGHER ED SCHOLARSHIP ACT                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates   the   Higher   Education   Scholarship   Act.    Allows      
   scholarships to be awarded to entering freshman, sophomores,  juniors,      
   and seniors at community colleges, colleges, and universities, whether      
   public  or  private,  located  in  this  State.  Establishes  Illinois      
   residency  requirements, minimum grade point average requirements, and      
   other requirements that the student must meet to  be  eligible  for  a      
   scholarship.  Provides  that  the  scholarship, subject to the amounts      
   appropriated by the General Assembly, includes tuition  and  mandatory      
   fees  (in  an  amount  not  to exceed the maximum amount allowed to be      
   awarded under the Monetary Award Program for a student  at  a  private      
   institution).   Authorizes  the Illinois Student Assistance Commission      
   to promulgate rules relating to the scholarships.  Effective  July  1,      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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