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PDFWAC 250-70-020

Program definitions.

(1) "Placebound" shall mean unable to complete a college program because of family or employment commitments, health concerns, monetary inability, or other similar factors.
(2) "Placebound resident" shall mean a person who, because of family or employment commitments, health concerns, monetary need, or other similar factors, would be presumed unable to complete an upper-division course of study but for receipt of an educational opportunity grant. A placebound resident is one who may be influenced by the receipt of an enhanced student financial aid award to attend an eligible institution approved for participation in the program by the higher education coordinating board.
(3) "Demonstrated financial need" shall mean the difference between the budgetary cost to the student attending the institution of postsecondary education and the total applicant resources which the institutional financial aid officer determines can reasonably be expected to be available to the student for meeting such costs.
(4) "Needy student" shall mean those students as defined in RCW 28B.10.802(3), and as otherwise defined by the board.
(5) "Washington resident or resident student" shall mean an individual who at the time of application for an educational opportunity grant satisfies the requirements of RCW 28B.15.012 (2)(a) through (d) and board-adopted rules and regulations pertaining to the determination of state residency.
(6) "Associate of arts or associate of science degree or the equivalent" shall mean coursework comparable to admission at the junior level or above by the enrolling institution.
(7) "Upper division" shall mean baccalaureate coursework beyond an associate of arts degree or its equivalent.
(8) "Award amount" shall mean an award amount up to $2,500 per academic year per student, prorated per term of attendance, paid periodically in equal installments, not to exceed the student's demonstrated financial need.
(9) "Academic year" shall generally mean a nine-month period (three quarters or two semesters).
(10) "Board" shall mean the higher education coordinating board. When a duty or responsibility of the board is referenced in these regulations, the authority needed to discharge that responsibility lies with the executive director or his or her designee.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.240 and .370 [28B.80.240 and 28B.80.370] and 28B.101.030. WSR 03-20-047, § 250-70-020, filed 9/25/03, effective 10/26/03. Statutory Authority: 1990 c 288. WSR 90-16-023, § 250-70-020, filed 7/20/90, effective 8/20/90.]
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