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Title XLVIII
K-20 EDUCATION CODE
Chapter 1009
EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS, FEES, AND FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
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F.S. 1009.74
1009.74 The Theodore R. and Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Program.
(1) There is established the Theodore R. and Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Program to be administered by the Department of Education. The program shall provide scholarships to students attending a state university. The program shall be funded by contributions from the Theodore R. and Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Foundation and from state matching funds to be allocated from the University Major Gifts Program.
(2) The amount to be allocated to the program shall be on the basis of a 50-percent match of funds from the University Major Gifts Program for each contribution received from the Theodore R. and Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship Foundation. The funds allocated to the program, including the corpus and interest income, shall be expended for scholarships to benefit disabled students attending a state university.
(3) Students eligible for receipt of scholarship funds shall provide documentation of a disability and shall have a demonstrated financial need for the funds.
(4) Funding for the program shall be as provided in the General Appropriations Act.
History.s. 456, ch. 2002-387; s. 122, ch. 2003-1; s. 6, ch. 2007-18; s. 29, ch. 2011-63.