Bill Status of HB3371 101st General Assembly
Short Description: PRIOR EXPERIENCE SCHOLARSHIP
Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Higher Education Student Assistance Act. Creates a prior academic and work experience scholarship program. Provides that, beginning with the 2020-2021 academic year, the Illinois Student Assistance Commission shall, each year, receive and consider applications for scholarships under the program. Provides that an applicant is eligible for a scholarship if the Commission finds that the applicant (i) is attending an institution of higher learning that has a student population of no more than 10,000 students, (ii) has previously enrolled in at least 3 different institutions of higher learning, and (iii) has at least 3 years of work experience beginning from the date he or she graduated from high school. Requires the Commission to adopt rules.