(110 ILCS 940/2) (from Ch. 127, par. 63b132)
The Board of Sponsors shall:
(a) Investigate, establish, develop and publicize appropriate courses, curricula, and programs whereby university graduates, holding at least the degrees of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, may pursue advanced studies concurrently with service as The Governor's Scholars, such service to be credited towards advanced degrees.
(b) Recruit, select and appoint The Governor's Scholars for non-renewable internships not to exceed three years.
(c) Establish the stipends for The Governor's Scholars, which shall be payable in whole or in part out of appropriations to the Board of Sponsors, and assign scholars to suitable positions in the Office of the Governor for the pursuit of study or research.
(d) Undertake studies and from time to time make recommendations to the General Assembly and the Governor for programs and joint State government-university arrangements to encourage the recruitment and retention of holders of university graduate degrees in State government service in Illinois.
(Source: P.A. 76-1907.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015