1998 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB4001 (Introduced)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Item 184

Item 184

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Higher Education Student Financial Assistance (10800)$9,331,574$9,472,870
Scholarships (10810)FY1999 $7,051,022FY2000 $7,192,318
Fellowships (10820)FY1999 $2,280,552FY2000 $2,280,552
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1999 $9,331,574FY2000 $9,472,870

Authority: Soil Scientist Scholarships: § 23-38.3, Code of Virginia; Other Scholarships: §§ 23-114 through 23-131, Code of Virginia.

Out of the amount for Scholarships and Loans, the following sums shall be made available from the general fund for:

1. Soil Scientist Scholarships, $11,000 the first year and $11,000 the second year.

2. Other Scholarships, no more than $9,188,074 the first year and no more than $9,329,370 the second year.

3. Scholarships and graduate assistantships for students from first generation, low income, or underrepresented groups in the disciplines of the colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Forestry and Wildlife Resources, Human Resources and Education, and Veterinary Medicine, $132,500 in each year. Administration of the program resides in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.