Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created. (HB734)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) with support from co-patron Del. Michele McQuigg (R-Occoquan)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Community College Transfer Grant program. Establishes the Community College Transfer Grant program, to be administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, for the purpose of providing need-based higher education grants to domiciles of Virginia who have successfully completed an acceptable associate degree program at a Virginia community college and have been admitted to an accredited nonprofit public or private institution of higher education in the Commonwealth. To be eligible to receive a grant under this program, students must be Virginia domiciles and must have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher while enrolled in an associate degree program at a Virginia community college. Students may receive grants for up to two academic years. This bill has been incorporated into H.B. 1136. Amends § 23-38.10:13, § 23-38.10:8, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060272366
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Education
01/24/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB734)
01/30/2006Incorporated by Education (HB1136-Cline)