§ 30-231.1

Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program created; purpose

There is hereby created, from such funds made available for this purpose, the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program, hereinafter referred to as the “Program.” The Program shall be established for the purpose of assisting students who were enrolled in the public schools of Virginia between 1954 and 1964, in jurisdictions in which the public schools were closed to avoid desegregation, in obtaining: the adult high school diploma; a passing score on a high school equivalency examination approved by the Board of Education; College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) credit; career or technical education or training in an approved program at a Virginia community college or at an accredited career and technical education postsecondary school in the Commonwealth; an undergraduate degree from an accredited public or private two-year or four-year institution of higher education; a graduate degree at the masters or doctoral level; or a professional degree from an accredited public or private four-year institution of higher education in Virginia.


2005, cc. 753, 834; 2006, c. 518; 2009, c. 444; 2010, c. 579; 2014, c. 84.


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