Tuition waiver for child, spouse or unremarried surviving spouse of service member
(1)As used in this section:
(a)“Child” means a child, adopted child or stepchild of a service member.
(b)“Community college” has the meaning given that term in ORS 341.005 (Definitions for chapter).
(c)“Qualified student” means a child, a spouse or an unremarried surviving spouse of a service member.
(d)“Service member” means a person who:
(A)As a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, died on active duty; or
(B)Was a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, was 100 percent disabled as the result of a military service connected disability and died as the result of that disability.
(2)Subject to subsections (3) to (7) of this section, a community college shall waive tuition for a qualified student for courses that may lead to a certificate from a community college or to an associate degree.
(3)Intentionally left blank —Ed.
(a)The maximum waiver granted under this section is the total number of credit hours that equals two years of full-time attendance at a community college.
(b)Notwithstanding paragraph (a) of this subsection, a waiver may not exceed the total number of credit hours the qualified student needs to graduate with a certificate from a community college or an associate degree.
(4)A waiver may be granted under this section only for credit hours for courses that are offered by a community college and are available for enrollment, regardless of whether the qualified student attends the course and pays tuition.
(5)Except as provided in subsection (7) of this section, a qualified student may receive a waiver under this section if the student:
(a)At the time of application for a waiver, is considered a resident of this state for the purpose of determining tuition to be paid at a community college; and
(b)Has been admitted to a community college for a program leading to a certificate from a community college or an associate degree.
(6)A child who applies for a waiver under this section must be 23 years of age or younger at the time the child applies for the waiver.
(7)A qualified student is not eligible to receive a waiver under this section for any school year in which the student received a Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship under section 1002 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2009 (P.L. 111-32). [2012 c.106 §12]
Section 341.509 — Tuition waiver for child, spouse or unremarried surviving spouse of service member,