38 U.S. Code § 7651 - Authority for program

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(a) As part of the Educational Assistance Program, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs may select qualified individuals to receive assistance under this subchapter.
(b) To be eligible to receive assistance under this subchapter, an individual must be accepted for enrollment or be enrolled as a full-time student at a qualifying educational institution in a course of education or training that is approved by the Secretary and that leads toward completion of a degree in a health profession involving direct patient care or care incident to direct patient care.


(Added Pub. L. 101–366, title II, § 205(a)(1),Aug. 15, 1990, 104 Stat. 439, § 4351; renumbered § 7651,Pub. L. 102–40, title IV, § 402(b)(1),May 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 238.)

1991—Pub. L. 102–40renumbered section 4351 of this title as this section.

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