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2018 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5002 (Introduced)

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Virginia Community College System

Item 211

Item 211

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Higher Education Student Financial Assistance (10800)
     a sum sufficient, estimated at
$65,983,626$67,968,202
Scholarships (10810)FY2019 $65,983,626FY2020 $67,968,202
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2019 $45,536,320FY2020 $47,520,896
Higher Education OperatingFY2019 $20,447,306FY2020 $20,447,306

Authority: Title 23.1, Chapter 29, 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 § 23.1-2912, 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.