means a guardian or any person who is legally responsible for the maintenance,
care, or support of a dependent who is an applicant under this program.
(b) "Parent's contribution" means
the amount parents can reasonably be expected to contribute from their income
and assets toward education costs for a dependent. This amount shall be
determined based upon criteria approved by the board and established by the
financial needs analysis agency selected by the board.
(c) "Independent student" means a student who
demonstrates independence from a parent's support to the satisfaction of the
board. Documentation that will meet U.S. department of education guidelines for
an independent student may be required from the applicant, applicant's parent
or parents, or guardian to verify emancipation from the parent or parents.
(d) "Student contribution" means
the amount a student can contribute from the student's own work and resources
toward a year's college education costs. This amount shall be determined based
upon criteria approved by the board and established by the financial needs
analysis agency selected by the board. The student contribution shall not be
less than $450.
resources" means assets, earnings, income or benefits from other sources, and
any grant or loan coming directly to the student from non-college sources, as
defined by the U.S. department of education in 34 C.F.R. 674.14
February 2, 1988, which is hereby adopted by reference.
(f) "Family contribution" means the sum of
parents' contribution and student contribution.
(g) "Full-time enrollment" means a course
load of a minimum of 12 semester credit hours.
(h) "Board of regents" or "board" means the
state board of regents provided for in the constitution of this state.
"Kansas ethnic minority
scholarship offer" means the annual amount offered to an ethnic minority
scholar under this program, rounded to the nearest $10. Each ethnic minority
scholarship offer shall be the lesser of the following amounts:
(2) the financial need of the ethnic minority
(3) the pro-rata
amount determined by the board.
Kan. Admin. Regs. §
Authorized by L. 1989, Ch.
224, Sec. 4; implementing L. 1989, Ch. 224, Sec. 1-6; effective Feb. 12,