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§ 90‑171.51. Emergency Financial Assistance Fund.

There is established an Emergency Financial Assistance Fund forstudents in State educational nursing and licensed practical nursing programs,to be administered by each campus.  Emergency need is defined as acutefinancial need caused by a particular event which immediately and severelyimpacts a particular student's ability to continue his or her educationalprogram in nursing on that student's current schedule.  Allowable expenses, foremergency assistance, shall include funds for child care, transportation,housing, and medical care; and shall not be considered as an ongoing source ofincome for those expenses. Emergency assistance shall be limited to fourhundred dollars ($400.00) per academic year for any individual. The local Boardof Trustees at each campus shall review quarterly the expenditures under thisFund, and the Department of Community Colleges and the Board of Governors ofThe University of North Carolina shall assess the Fund's impact on completionrates in these programs, and report their assessment to the General Assembly. (1987 (Reg. Sess., 1988), c. 1049, s. 2(a).)