View Amendment Current Amendment: 103 to Bill 419

Senator FANNING proposed the following amendment (WAB\419C149.SM.WAB20):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Section 59-104-20(A), as contained in SECTION 19.A., by deleting subsection (A) and inserting:

/(A) The Palmetto Fellows Scholarship Program is established to foster scholarship among the state 's post-secondary students and retain outstanding South Carolina high school graduates in the State through awards based on scholarship and achievement. Measures must be taken to ensure equitable minority participation in this program. Recipients of these scholarships are designated Palmetto Fellows. Each Palmetto Fellow shall receive a scholarship in an amount not to exceed six eight thousand seven hundred dollars. These scholarships in combination with all other grants and scholarships shall not exceed the cost of attendance at the institution attended. The commission shall promulgate regulations and establish procedures to administer the program and request annual state appropriations for the program./