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RULE §21.635Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

  (1) Board--The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  (2) Commissioner--The Commissioner of Higher Education, the Chief Executive Officer of the Board.

  (3) Continuation award--An exemption from tuition awarded to a student in accordance with this subchapter who has received the exemption in a previous semester.

  (4) Eligible country--A politically independent nation, other than Cuba and the United States, located in the Western, or American hemisphere.

  (5) Excess hours--In accordance with Texas Education Code §54.014, for undergraduates, hours in excess of 30 or more than those required for completion of the degree program in which the student is enrolled.

  (6) Native-born citizen of an eligible country--A person who is a citizen of an eligible country and who was born in that country or who was born abroad, if at least one of his or her parents was a citizen of the eligible country and not permanently residing in a foreign country.

  (7) Resident of an eligible country--A person who is a citizen of a country and has that country as his or her place of home residence and who intends to return to that country to live immediately after finishing the educational program for which this scholarship will be used.

  (8) Scholastically qualified--Meets the basic admissions requirements of the nominating institution.

Source Note: The provisions of this §21.635 adopted to be effective August 16, 2004, 29 TexReg 7976; amended to be effective August 15, 2006, 31 TexReg 6333; amended to be effective May 21, 2008, 33 TexReg 3940; amended to be effective May 18, 2015, 40 TexReg 2663; transferred effective June 1, 2017, as published in the Texas Register May 19, 2017, 42 TexReg 2739; transferred effective September 15, 2018, as published in the Texas Register August 31, 2018, 43 TexReg 5687

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