AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING SCHOLARSHIPS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE TO BE AWARDED TO STUDENTS DESIROUS OF ENTERING THE TEACHING PROFESSION.
WHEREAS, a scholarship fund has been enacted and reenacted by past sessions of the General Assembly of Delaware, and
WHEREAS, students are now enrolled in the University of Delaware with assistance derived from these past enactments; and
WHEREAS, the current fund will by law expire, unless re-enacted on June 30, 1961; and
WHEREAS, the necessary supply of teachers is not now available through the University of Delaware for supplying the School Districts of Delaware and consequently it is necessary to increase the number of students afforded an opportunity to study toward the teaching profession at the University of Delaware; and
WHEREAS, the University of Delaware has used monies from other scholarship funds to assist the teacher training scholarships program; and
WHEREAS, to meet expanding needs and enrollment additional sums are needed,
Be it enacted by, the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:
Section 1. The amount of fifty thousand dollars ($50,- 000.00) is hereby appropriated to the University of Delaware for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1961 for use as teacher-training scholarships.
Section 2. The scholarships herein provided for shall not be for any fixed amount per student but shall be made available to students upon a basis of economic need, academic achievement and general citizenship.
Section 3. The scholarship herein provided for shall be administered in the University of Delaware by the General University Student Aid Program.
Section 4. Scholarship grants shall be for one year or semester and renewal shall be contingent upon application by the student and upon the same qualifications for which the scholarship was first granted to the student.
Section 5. This Act shall be known as a Supplementary Appropriation Act and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid out of the General Fund of the State Treasury, not otherwise appropriated.
Approved September 6, 1961.