(110 ILCS 967/10-20)
Sec. 10-20. Eligibility.
(a) The Commission shall, on an annual basis, receive and consider applications for grant assistance under the program. An applicant is eligible for a grant under the program if the Commission finds that the applicant:
(1) is a United States citizen or permanent
(2) is a resident of Illinois;
(3) has worked for at least 12 consecutive months
as a nurse educator in an approved program of professional or practical nursing education in Illinois;
(4) is a borrower with an outstanding balance due
on an educational loan; and
(5) has not defaulted on an educational loan.
(b) Preference may be given to previous recipients of a grant under the program, provided that the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements set forth in this Section.
(c) A recipient of a grant under the program must fulfill a separate 12-month period as a nurse educator in an approved program of professional or practical nursing education in Illinois for each grant that he or she is awarded.
(Source: P.A. 94-1020, eff. 7-11-06.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015