34 CFR 386.42 - What must a scholar do to obtain a deferral or exception to performance or repayment under a scholarship agreement?
(a) Written application. A written application must be made to the Secretary to request a deferral or an exception to performance or repayment of a scholarship.
(1) Documentation must be provided to substantiate the grounds for a deferral or exception.
(2) Documentation necessary to substantiate an exception under § 386.41(a)(1) or a deferral under § 386.41(b)(5) must include a sworn affidavit from a qualified physician or other evidence of disability satisfactory to the Secretary.
(3) Documentation to substantiate an exception under § 386.41(a)(2) must include a death certificate or other evidence conclusive under State law.