Chapter 1 General Provisions; Definitions
Chapter 1.2 General Provisions
Chapter 1.5 Awards for Students With Associate Degrees
Chapter 1.7 Establishment of Award Amounts by the Commission for Higher Education
Chapter 2 Exclusion of Military Compensation From Financial Resources; Frank O’Bannon Grants
Chapter 3 Higher Education Awards
Chapter 4 Freedom of Choice Grant
Chapter 6 Twenty-First Century Scholars Program; Tuition Grants
Chapter 6.5 Eligibility for Twenty-First Century Scholars Program for Foster Care Youth
Chapter 7 Twenty-First Century Scholars Program Support Fund; Grants for Textbooks, Equipment, and Other Material
Chapter 8 Adult Student Grant Program and Fund
Chapter 10 Mitch Daniels Early Graduation Scholarship
Chapter 12 Postsecondary Award and Scholarship Program Data
Chapter 13 Renewal of Scholarships
Chapter 14 Degree Maps
Chapter 15 Information Concerning Education Loans
Chapter 16 Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship Program and Fund
Chapter 17 Prior Learning Assessments

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 21 > Article 12 - General Scholarships and Grants

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • award: means any monetary grant made by the commission from:

    Indiana Code 21-12-1.5-2

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • discretionary funds: means federal economic stimulus funds received under federal legislation granting the state authority to determine the amounts and manner in which the federal economic stimulus funds may be expended. See Indiana Code 4-12-18-2
  • education loan: has the meaning set forth in IC 21-16-1-5. See Indiana Code 21-12-15-2
  • eligible student: refers to an individual described in section 1 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 21-12-1.5-3
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • federal economic stimulus funds: means federal money received by the state under federal legislation enacted in response to a recession or nationwide disaster. See Indiana Code 4-12-18-3
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • fund: refers to the special transportation flexibility fund established by section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 4-12-16.5-1
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Highway: includes county bridges and state and county roads, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • in writing: include printing, lithographing, or other mode of representing words and letters. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • program: means the next generation Hoosier educators scholarship program established by section 2 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 21-12-16-1
  • Property: includes personal and real property. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • publicly supported school: means the following:

    Indiana Code 21-12-10-1

  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • veteran: includes "Hoosier veteran" and applies to the construction of all Indiana statutes, unless the construction is expressly excluded by the terms of the statute, is plainly repugnant to the intent of the general assembly or of the context of the statute, or is inconsistent with federal law. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5