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2016 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

Virginia Community College System

Item 214

Item 214

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Higher Education Student Financial Assistance (10800)
     a sum sufficient, estimated at
$566,766,889$566,766,889
Scholarships (10810)FY2017 $566,766,889FY2018 $566,766,889
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2017 $44,269,583FY2018 $44,269,583
Higher Education OperatingFY2017 $522,497,306FY2018 $522,497,306

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 16, Code of Virginia.


A. Out of this appropriation, $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for Tidewater Community College to support an apprenticeship program for Virginia's shipyard workers. All general fund amounts appropriated for this apprenticeship program shall be used to provide scholarships to shipyard workers enrolled in the program. The conditions for receiving a scholarship shall be those conditions described in § 23-220.01, Code of Virginia.


B. Funding in this Item shall be allocated for the Virginia Guarenteed Assistance Program, the Commonwealth Award and need-based student financial assistance for industry-based certifications or related programs that do not qualify for other sources of student financial assistance.