Federal and State Laws
Michigan Compiled Laws Act 228 Of 1976 The Legislative Merit Award Program Act (390.1301 - 390.1307)
AN ACT to provide for scholarships to high school graduates of this state; and to prescribe the powers and duties of the Michigan higher education assistance authority.
1976, Act 228, Imd. Eff. Aug. 4, 1976
Section 390.1301 Short Title.
This act shall be known and may be cited as “the legislative merit award program act”. History: 1976, Act 228, Imd. Eff. Aug. 4,
Section 390.1302 State Academic Achievement Scholarships; Establishment; Purpose; Basis Of Award.
The Michigan higher education assistance authority, hereafter called the authority, shall establish state academic achievement scholarships to encourage academic excellence and to foster the...
Section 390.1303 Number And Amount Of Scholarships To Be Awarded Annually.
The authority shall award scholarships annually in the amount of $1,000.00 to the top scorers on a national examination designated by the authority without...
Section 390.1304 Eligibility For Scholarship.
A person is eligible for a scholarship award if the person meets all of the following qualifications: (a) Has resided in this state continuously...
Section 390.1305 Payment Of Scholarship; Certification; Method.
(1) Before payment of the scholarship is made, the recipient shall certify in writing the name of the postsecondary school in which the recipient...
Section 390.1306 Discrimination Prohibited.
The scholarships shall be awarded by the authority on the basis of merit and without regard to race, religion, sex, color, or national origin....
Section 390.1307 Rules.
The authority shall promulgate rules necessary to implement this act pursuant to Act No. 306 of the Public Acts of 1969, as amended, being...
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