(a) The commission shall accept nominations from eligible institutions received pursuant to this article.
(b) The commission shall choose from among those nominations of students enrolled at least half time in a physician assistant program with outstanding student loans, based upon criteria that may include, but not necessarily be limited to, all of the following:
(1) Length of time remaining in physician assistant program.
(2) Grade point average in physician assistant program.
(3) Number of graduate and undergraduate degrees the applicant has obtained.
(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 628, Sec. 1.)