North Carolina General Statutes § 115C-499.1 Definitions

The following definitions apply to this Article:

(1)        Academic year. - A period of time in which a student is expected to complete the equivalent of at least two semesters' or three quarters' academic work.

(2)        Authority. - The State Education Assistance Authority created by Article 23 of Chapter 116 of the General Statutes.

(3)        Eligible postsecondary institution. - A school that is:

a.         A constituent institution of The University of North Carolina as defined in G.S. 116-2(4); or

b.         A community college as defined in G.S. 115D-2(2).

c.,        d. Repealed by Session Laws 2011-145, s. 9.18(b), effective July 1, 2012.

(4)        Matriculated status. - Being recognized as a student in a defined program of study leading to a degree, diploma, or certificate at an eligible postsecondary institution.

(5)        Scholarship. - A scholarship for education awarded under this Article.

(6)        Title IV. - Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 1070, et seq.  (2005-344, s. 2; 2006-66, s. 9.19; 2006-221, s. 5B; 2006-259, s. 8(h); 2011-145, s. 9.18(b).)

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