State of Arizona
Second Regular Session
SENATE BILL 1280
amending section 15‑1646, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to universities.
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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Section 15-1646, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:
15-1646. Board of regents and university scholarships; notification requirements
The state public universities under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents shall establish policies which assure that ensure fair and equitable access by Arizona students from public, private, charter and home schools to scholarships, including tuition waivers, which that are issued solely on the basis of academic merit and for which the universities establish and administer fair and equitable selection criteria. The universities under the jurisdiction of the Arizona board of regents shall report annually to the board information including the number of such scholarships issued on the basis of academic merit to students from public, private, charter and home schools:
1. Annually report to the board and Publish and disclose to the extent permitted by state and federal law, the following information related to each merit based scholarship awarded to students from public, private, charter and home schools by each university for the prior academic year:
(a) The total number and dollar amount of awards and total number of applicants.
(b) The total number and dollar amount of awards and total number of applicants by type of student.
(c) The specific criteria used to award each scholarship, including average and range of SAT and ACT scores.
(d) The number of newly awarded scholarships and the number of renewed scholarships.
2. Notify students in this state of scholarship awards in a timely manner without regard to whether the students are from public, private, charter or home schools.
APPROVED BY THE GOVERNOR APRIL 26, 2010.
FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 27, 2010.