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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 8. Education
Agency 40. State Council Of Higher Education For Virginia
Chapter 140. Virginia Vocational Incentive Scholarship Program for Shipyard Workers Regulations
1/28/2022

8VAC40-140-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Academic year" means the 12-month enrollment period, during which the college holds classes, comprised of the college's fall and spring semesters and summer session.

"Apprenticeship program" means a three-year program combining educational instruction and on-the-job training that is established for the purpose of enhancing the education and skills of shipyard workers and that is registered with the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry.

"Award year" means the period of time in which a scholar receives a scholarship during the academic year. Receipt of the scholarship during at least two of the three periods constitutes one full award year while enrollment in one period constitutes one half of an award year.

"College" means Tidewater Community College.

"Council" means the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia or its designated staff.

"Domiciliary resident of Virginia" means a student determined by the college to meet the domicile eligibility requirements specified by § 23.1-502 or 23.1-505 of the Code of Virginia and augmented by the Domicile Guidelines.

"Eligible course of study" means an Associate in Applied Science degree program or an apprenticeship program registered with the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry.

"Program" means the Virginia Vocational Incentive Scholarship Program for Shipyard Workers.

"Scholar" means a recipient of program funds from the Virginia Vocational Incentive Scholarship Program for Shipyard Workers.

"Scholarship" means a grant from state funds appropriated for the Virginia Vocational Incentive Scholarship Program for Shipyard Workers.

"Shipyard worker" means any person employed full time on a salaried or wage basis whose tenure is not restricted as to temporary or provisional appointment at a ship manufacturing or ship repair company located in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-2912 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 22, eff. July 1, 2007; amended, Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 21, eff. June 15, 2018.

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