|(a) If appropriations for the program are insufficient
to allow grants to all eligible students, continuation awards will
be given priority.
(b) In determining who should receive an initial year
award, an institution shall give priority to those students who have
an expected family contribution that does not exceed 60 percent of
the average statewide amount of tuition and fees for general academic
teaching institutions for the relevant academic year.
(c) In determining who should receive an initial year
award, an institution shall give highest priority to students who
demonstrate the greatest financial need at the time the grant is made.