Manual of General Policy
ARTICLE VII STUDENT AFFAIRS AND SPECIAL PROGRAMS > Policy 7.16 Tuition Assistance for Families of World Trade Center Victims :
Policy 7.16 Tuition Assistance for Families of World Trade Center Victims
The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York hereby expresses its strongest support for Governor Pataki's Executive Order 113 and related legislation to establish a World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship Program. (BTM,2001,09-24,010,__)
The World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship Program shall be consistent with the intent and spirit of Governor Pataki's Executive Order 113 declaring a disaster emergency in New York State. (BTM,2001,09-24,010,__)
The Chancellor is hereby authorized to implement immediately and to the fullest extent possible a World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship Program for the University. This program shall provide scholarships to the spouses and children of the innocent victims, who died or were severely disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001, on the United States of America; and to the spouses and children of the innocent victims, who died or were severely disabled during the on-going rescue and recovery efforts, including the children and spouses of firefighters, police officers, peace officers, and emergency medical services workers. Scholarships will also be provided to victims, who themselves were severely disabled as a consequence of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and ensuing rescue and recovery efforts. Such scholarships shall cover the cost of tuition, fees, books, supplies, transportation, and room and board, if applicable, for four years of full-time, undergraduate study or for five academic years of a program of undergraduate study as defined by the Commissioner of Education. Such scholarships shall be available to New York and non-New York residents and residents and non-residents of the United States who are matriculated students of the University. (BTM,2001,09-24,010,__)