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74-32,241. Definitions. As used in this act:

(a) "Kansas honors scholarship" means an award under this act by this state to a Kansas honor student who has established financial need.

(b) "Kansas honor student" means a person who is a resident of Kansas, has not been graduated from high school, is intellectually talented, has demonstrated outstanding scholastic ability and achievement, and is enrolled or has been accepted for enrollment in an honors or gifted program.

(c) "Honors or gifted program" means an educational program designed and operated by an institution of postsecondary education for the purpose of providing Kansas honor students with intellectually stimulating and challenging courses of instruction for college credit and thereby to achieve the purpose and intention of this act.

(d) "Financial need" means the difference between the available financial resources of a Kansas honor student and the total anticipated expenses of the honor student to enroll in and attend an honors or gifted program. Financial need shall be determined by the board of regents.

(e) "Institution of postsecondary education" means any state educational institution, community college, municipal university or accredited independent institution.

(f) "State educational institution" has the meaning ascribed thereto in K.S.A. 76-711, and amendments thereto.

(g) "Community college" means any community college organized and operating under the laws of this state.

(h) "Municipal university" means a municipal university established under the provisions of article 13a of chapter 13 of Kansas Statutes Annotated.

(i) "Accredited independent institution" has the meaning ascribed thereto in K.S.A. 72-6107, and amendments thereto.

(j) "Board of regents" means the state board of regents.

History: L. 1988, ch. 358, ยง 2; July 1.

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