Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 205 Board of Higher Education Act. Section 9.20

    (110 ILCS 205/9.20) (from Ch. 144, par. 189.20)

    Sec. 9.20. (a) The Board and the Illinois State Scholarship Commission are hereby authorized to research, develop and recommend a State student cooperative work program. The purpose of the program shall be to reduce reliance on student loans, enhance public sector/private sector partnerships, complement student academic programs, and encourage social service activities.

    The work-study program shall include the ability to offset student loans. Students shall be eligible to participate for one calendar year and shall not be required to demonstrate financial need.

    The program may be phased in over no more than a 4-year time period and shall expand current opportunities for students to pursue internship, clinical placement, cooperative programs with business and industry, and other opportunities linked to a student's academic program.

    (b) The Board and the Illinois State Scholarship Commission shall promulgate rules necessary to implement the work-study program.

    (c) The Board shall report to the General Assembly not later than November 1, 1990 on their recommendations for a State-sponsored work-study program, together with recommendations for funding the program.

(Source: P.A. 86-869.)

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