20 U.S. Code § 1070d–36 - Eligibility of scholars

(a) High school graduation or equivalent and admission to institution required
Each student awarded a scholarship under this subpart shall be a graduate of a public or private secondary school (or a home school, whether treated as a home school or a private school under State law) or have the equivalent of a certificate of graduation as recognized by the State in which the student resides and must have been admitted for enrollment at an institution of higher education.
(b) Selection based on promise of academic achievement
Each student awarded a scholarship under this subpart must demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and show promise of continued academic achievement.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 419F, as added Pub. L. 99–498, title IV, § 401(a),Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1344; amended Pub. L. 110–315, title IV, § 409(a),Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3225.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1070d–36,Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 419F, as added Pub. L. 98–558, title VIII, § 801(a),Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2901, related to eligibility of students for scholarships under Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program, prior to the general revision of this part by Pub. L. 99–498.
Amendments

2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–315inserted “(or a home school, whether treated as a home school or a private school under State law)” after “public or private secondary school”.

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34 CFR - Education

34 CFR Part 654 - ROBERT C. BYRD HONORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

34 CFR Part 682 - FEDERAL FAMILY EDUCATION LOAN (FFEL) PROGRAM

 

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