(a)Enrollment. A veteran or eligible person may receive supplemental monetary assistance to provide tutorial services if he or she:
(1) Is pursuing a post-secondary educational program on a half-time or more basis at an educational institution, and
(2) Has a deficiency in a subject which is indispensable to the satisfactory pursuit of an approved program of education.
(b)Approval. The Department of Veterans Affairs will grant approval when:
(1) The educational institution certifies that:
(i) Individualized tutorial assistance is essential to correct a deficiency in a specified subject or subjects required as a part of, or which is prerequisite to, or which is indispensable to the satisfactory pursuit of an approved program of education;
(ii) The tutor selected:
(A) Is qualified, and
(B) Is not the parent, spouse, child, brother or sister of the veteran or eligible person; and
(iii) The charges for this assistance do not exceed the customary charges for such tutorial assistance; and
(2) The assistance is furnished on an individual basis.