Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program; VCCS to establish and administer. (SB1000)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


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Virginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program. Directs the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to establish and administer a two-year Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Scholarship Pilot Program (the Program), beginning in 2019, for the purpose of providing access to postsecondary educational opportunities to students living in poverty. The Program would provide scholarships to select comprehensive community colleges in the maximum amount of $4,000 per year to 200 selected students who meet TANF eligibility requirements. The Program would be funded by the unexpended balance in federal TANF block grant funds. The bill directs VCCS to report to the Governor and the General Assembly no later than December 1 of each year of the Program regarding the effectiveness of and other information about the Program. Read the Bill »


07/16/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee


07/16/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100088D
07/16/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health

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