Maine Revised Statutes

§12573. Administration

1. Application.  A person desiring a tuition waiver under this chapter may apply to the authority for determination of eligibility. Application must be on forms and in a manner prescribed by rule of the authority. Rules adopted pursuant to this chapter are routine technical rules as defined in the Maine Administrative Procedure Act, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter II-A.
[ 1999, c. 216, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Decision.  The authority shall determine whether an applicant is eligible and notify the applicant. The authority shall also notify the state postsecondary educational institution at which the person is accepted of the eligibility of that person for a tuition waiver. Unless notified by the authority of a change in the student's eligibility, the institution may not bill an eligible student for tuition during that school year.
[ 1999, c. 216, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Limitation.  Tuition waivers to eligible persons are limited to 30 new students per year in each year at state postsecondary educational institutions as follows:
A. The first 25 tuition waivers must be available to eligible persons at the University of Maine System, the Maine Maritime Academy and the Maine Community College System; and [2003, c. 187, §1 (NEW).]
B. Of the 5 remaining tuition waivers, 3 must be available to eligible persons at the University of Maine System and 2 must be available to eligible persons at the Maine Community College System. [2003, c. 187, §1 (NEW).]
[ 2003, c. 187, §1 (AMD) .]
1999, c. 216, §1 (NEW). 1999, c. 774, §4 (AMD). 2003, c. 187, §1 (AMD).