2017 ORS 348.263¹
Award of moneys from Oregon Opportunity Grant program to reward student persistence and encourage degree completion

(1) In addition to any other form of student financial aid authorized by law, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission may award moneys from the Oregon Opportunity Grant program to qualified students to reward student persistence and encourage completion of degree programs at eligible post-secondary institutions.

(2) Awards made under this section are not subject to the maximum Oregon Opportunity Grant amount established under ORS 348.205 (Oregon Opportunity Grant program).

(3) The commission shall establish by rule eligibility criteria for awards made under this section. These criteria shall include, but not be limited to, whether the qualified student is attending an eligible post-secondary institution on a full-time or half-time basis.

(4)(a) The Director of the Office of Student Access and Completion shall administer, and determine the size of, awards made under this section.

(b) In determining the size of awards made under this section, the director shall consider basing the size of the awards on a percentage of the maximum Oregon Opportunity Grant amount established under ORS 348.205 (Oregon Opportunity Grant program). [2015 c.624 §2; 2017 c.66 §35]

Note: 348.263 (Award of moneys from Oregon Opportunity Grant program to reward student persistence and encourage degree completion) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 348 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 348—Student Aid; Education Stability Fund; Planning, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors348.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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