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Article 21.5. The California Memorial Scholarship Program   

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(a) The California Memorial Scholarship Program is hereby established. The program shall be administered by the Scholarshare Investment Board established pursuant to Section 69984. The program shall be funded by the California Memorial Scholarship Fund established pursuant to Section 5066 of the Vehicle Code.

(b) The purpose of the program is to provide scholarships for surviving dependents of California residents killed as a result of injuries sustained during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. These scholarships shall be used to defray the costs incurred by participants in the program at institutions of higher education. The Legislature finds and declares that the scholarships provided by this act are funded by voluntary donations provided by California vehicle owners.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 62, Sec. 78.)

Reference:

Education Code 69984

Vehicle Code 5066