Conditions of Award
(1)In order to remain eligible for an Oregon Promise award, continuing students must:
(a)Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better each term for which the student receives the grant.
(b)Make satisfactory academic progress in an approved program, as defined by the institution in accordance with federal Title IV regulations and guidelines.
(c)Enroll for a sufficient number of credits to be considered at least a half-time student, except that the Commission may waive the requirement that a student enroll for terms beginning or ending while a state or local declaration of emergency and related executive orders by the Governor restricting the operations of Oregon community colleges are in effect, as determined by the Commission.
(2)A student continues to remain eligible to receive an Oregon Promise Grant until the student has completed more than 90 credit hours attempted at an eligible Oregon community college, or the equivalent at a postsecondary institution of education, including those postsecondary credit hours attempted while the student is enrolled in high school.
(3)The Commission may deny renewal of an award to any student failing to make satisfactory academic progress as defined by the institution.
(4)No Oregon Promise Grant shall be made to any student enrolled in a course of study required for and leading to a degree in theology, divinity, or religious education.
(5)An Oregon Promise Grant recipient shall sign a statement of Selective Service Registration Compliance in conformity with the requirements of Title IV student aid programs, if applicable.
(6)An Oregon Promise Grant recipient must be enrolled in an eligible program as defined by the Commission.
(7)A student who fails to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or better during each term for which the student has received a grant may request that the requirement be waived by the office according to rules adopted by the Commission.
(8)Notwithstanding any other provisions that provide for a waiver process, a student that fails to meet the requirements of subsections (1)(a) or who fails to meet the requirement of ORS 341.522 (Oregon Promise program)(6)(a)(D) related to a first-year experience may remain eligible to receive an award in the following term if the student is unable to meet the requirement due to state declarations of emergency or executive orders issued by the Governor during the Spring Term of the 2019-20 academic year.
Rule 575-039-0070 — Conditions of Award,