Sec. 3. (a) The amount of a stipend awarded under this chapter may not be reduced because the student receives other scholarships or forms of financial aid.

     (b) Except as otherwise permitted by law, the amount of any other state financial aid received by a student may not be reduced because the student receives a stipend under this chapter.

     (c) A student may concurrently receive a stipend under this chapter and a stipend under IC 21-13-7.

As added by P.L.205-2013, SEC.329.