Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 972 Veterans' Home Nurses' Loan Repayment Act. Section 20

    (110 ILCS 972/20)

    Sec. 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) is working as a registered professional nurse or

    licensed practical nurse in a State veterans' home;

        (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) For each year during which an individual receives a grant under this program, he or she must fulfill a separate 12-month period as a registered professional nurse or licensed practical nurse in a State veterans' home.

(Source: P.A. 95-576, eff. 8-31-07.)

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