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The DC Code: § 38-274.02 HEI scholarship program.

Index38 Educational Institutions. (Refs & Annos)
a
In addition to awarding HEI grants, the University of the District of Columbia may establish and administer a scholarship-award program for qualified individuals who have an interest in the pre-k education field. In exchange for a commitment to teach in the pre-k-education system in the District for 3 years, the University of the District of Columbia may provide a scholarship to the HEI program, as well as a stipend, to a qualified applicant.
b
(1) A qualified applicant shall be an individual who has graduated from college within 3 years of submission of the application.
2
A preference shall be given to individuals who:
A
Are domiciled in the District;
B
Graduated from a District college or university; or
C
Commit to be domiciled in the District within 180 days of accepting a scholarship.
c
An individual who accepts the scholarship and fails to fulfill the 3-year commitment shall be required to repay the scholarship.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 18-285 , in subsec. (a), substituted "grants" for "grants to pre-k teachers and assistant teachers" and "the University of the District of Columbia" for "OSSE". Temporary Amendments of Section Section 2(i) of D.C. Law 18-142 deleted "to pre-k teachers and assistant teachers"; and substituted " the University of the District of Columbia" for "OSSE" both times it appears. Section 5(a) of D.C. Law 18-142 provides that the act shall expire after 225 days of its having taken effect. Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(i) of Pre-K Acceleration and Clarification Emergency Amendment Act of 2009 (D.C. Act 18-304, January 28, 2010, 57 DCR 1475). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(h) of Pre-k Acceleration and Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 18-602, December 1, 2010, 57 DCR 11039). For temporary (90 day) amendment of section, see § 2(h) of Pre-k Acceleration and Clarification Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2010 (D.C. Act 19-4, February 11, 2011, 58 DCR 1399). Legislative History of Laws For Law 17-202, see notes following § 38-271.01. For history of Law 18-285, see notes under § 38-271.01. DC CODE § 38-274.02 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 18, 2008, D.C. Law 17-202, § 402, 55 DCR 6297; Mar. 8, 2011, D.C. Law 18-285, § 2(h), 57 DCR 11005.)