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ACT NO. 24

(H.163)

Postsecondary Education; Vermont Honor Scholarship

This act changes the name of the State Honor Scholarships to Vermont Honor Scholarships, increases the amount of the scholarship from $100 to $1000 per student, provides that the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation shall award the scholarships on the basis of scholastic excellence and participation in extracurricular activities instead of a test which measures scholastic excellence only, and removes the previous limit of 100 scholarships and instead provides that each high school and technical center may nominate one student to receive a scholarship.

Effective Date: May 19, 1999