SECTION 610:25-19-2.1. Eligibility  


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  •   Preference in the granting of scholarships shall be given to those individuals with the highest weighted scholastic averages, provided the individuals are found to have those qualities and attributes that give a reasonable assurance of completion of the course of study required for a degree of doctor of chiropractic. To be eligible for the Chiropractic Education Assistance Program an applicant must:
    (1)   be a legal resident of the State of Oklahoma for not less than five (5) years prior to the date of application,
    (2)   be enrolled in or have been accepted to an accredited chiropractic college,
    (3)   be making satisfactory progress in the study of chiropractic as defined by the Oklahoma State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.
    (4)   meet all requirements and academic standards established by the Oklahoma State Board of Chiropractic Examiners; and
    (5)   have earned a 3.00 cumulative grade point average if the individual is a continuing student.
    (A)   Scholarship awardees under this program shall maintain a 3.00 cumulative grade point average. The cumulative grade-point average will be determined after the summer trimester for fall scholarship eligibility, and after the fall trimester for spring scholarship eligibility.
    (B)   Awardees who fail to meet the 3.00 cumulative grade point average requirement will be removed from the program without scholarship assistance.
    (C)   Reinstatement to the program will be granted if the student achieves a 3.00 trimester grade point average within the following three trimesters. The student must submit a letter of appeal to the Oklahoma State Board of Chiropractic Examiners in order to be considered for reinstatement. A participant may be reinstated only one time.
    (D)   The Oklahoma State Board of Chiropractic Examiners will submit to the StateRegents' Office notification in writing of any student reinstatement and authorization for payment of scholarship awards.
[Source: Amended and renumbered from 610:25-19-4 at 11 Ok Reg 1487, eff 3-24-94 (emergency); Amended and renumbered from 610:25-19-4 at 12 Ok Reg 1479, eff 5-25-95; Amended at 17 Ok Reg 3364, eff 8-17-00 (emergency); Amended at 18 Ok Reg 1777, eff 5-25-01]