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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 21STUDENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER RRTEXAS ARMED SERVICES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
RULE §21.2247Conversion of the Scholarship to a Loan

(a) A scholarship will become a loan if the recipient:

  (1) Fails to maintain satisfactory academic progress as required by the institution's ROTC program for continued participation in that program;

  (2) Fails to fulfill any of the terms of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship agreement; or

  (3) Fails to fulfill one of the following:

    (A) a four-year commitment to be a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, United States Coast Guard, or United States Merchant Marine; or

    (B) a contract to serve as a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States.

(b) If a scholarship recipient requires a temporary leave of absence from the institution and/or the ROTC program for personal reasons or to provide service for the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, United States Coast Guard, or United States Merchant Marine for fewer than twelve months, the Board may agree to not convert the scholarship to a loan during that time.

(c) If a recipient is required to provide more than twelve months of service in the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, United States Coast Guard, or United States Merchant Marine as a result of a national emergency, the Board shall grant that recipient additional time to meet the graduation and service requirements specified in the Texas Armed Services Scholarship agreement.


Source Note: The provisions of this §21.2247 adopted to be effective November 30, 2009, 34 TexReg 8530; amended to be effective September 6, 2011, 36 TexReg 5686

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