16.2507 Financial aid—Eligibility.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 16.2507]

Financial aid may only be awarded to an applicant who:

(a) is a United States national, or a United States citizen, or an American Samoan as defined in 41.0202(l)(c), or a permanent resident of American Samoa in accordance with 41.0401 et seq., or a person legally adopted in accordance with 45.0401 through 45.0431; and

(b) is a legal resident of American Samoa as defined under 6.0212 and in compliance with any applicable immigration laws of the government except that the residence of the parent, parents or legal guardian of a minor shall be presumed to be the legal residence of that minor; and

(c) has been accepted to or is attending an educational institute.

History: 1982, PL 17-36 § 9; amd 1985, PL 19-34 § 2.

Amendments: 1985 Subsection (a): chanced references to definitions in Title 41.