Kan. Admin. Regs. § 88-21-1 - Definitions

(a) "Parent" 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.
(e) "Student 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, effective 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.
(i) "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:
(1) $1,500;
(2) the financial need of the ethnic minority scholar; or
(3) the pro-rata amount determined by the board.

Notes

Kan. Admin. Regs. § 88-21-1
Authorized by L. 1989, Ch. 224, Sec. 4; implementing L. 1989, Ch. 224, Sec. 1-6; effective Feb. 12, 1990.

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