Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
5/19/2022

Article 2. Commonwealth Awards

8VAC40-132-80. Undergraduate eligibility criteria for an initial award.

In order to participate, an undergraduate student shall:

1. Be enrolled at least half-time into an eligible program on or after the term's census date;

2. Be a domiciliary resident of Virginia;

3. Demonstrate financial need; and

4. Have complied with federal selective service registration requirements, unless the following apply:

a. The requirement to register has terminated or become inapplicable to the student; and

b. The student shows by preponderance of the evidence that failure to register was not a knowing and willful failure to register.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-636 of the Code of Virginia.Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 5, eff. November 1, 2017.

8VAC40-132-90. Renewability of awards.

Awards may be renewed provided that the student:

1. Maintains satisfactory academic progress; and

2. Continues to meet all of the requirements of 8VAC40-132-80.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-636 of the Code of Virginia.Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 5, eff. November 1, 2017.

8VAC40-132-100. Enrollment at multiple institutions and in study abroad programs.

A. A student enrolled concurrently at multiple institutions may receive an award if:

1. The home institution is a VSFAP participating institution;

2. A formal consortium agreement is in place; and

3. The student's combined enrollment is at least half-time.

B. A student enrolled in a study abroad program may receive an award if:

1. The student is enrolled at least half-time;

2. The student remains on record as a student in an eligible program at the home institution for the term in which the award is received;

3. The program funds are disbursed through the home institution; and

4. The study abroad program is a formal agreement arranged by the institution.

Statutory Authority

§ 23.1-636 of the Code of Virginia.Derived from Virginia Register Volume 34, Issue 5, eff. November 1, 2017.

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