(110 ILCS 205/9.20)
(from Ch. 144, par. 189.20)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2018)
(a) The Board and the Illinois State Scholarship Commission
are hereby authorized to research, develop and recommend a State student
cooperative work program. The purpose of the program shall be to reduce
reliance on student loans, enhance public sector/private sector
partnerships, complement student academic programs, and encourage social
The work-study program shall include the ability to offset student loans.
Students shall be eligible to participate for one calendar year and shall
not be required to demonstrate financial need.
The program may be phased in over no more than a 4-year time period and
shall expand current opportunities for students to pursue internship,
clinical placement, cooperative programs with business and industry, and
other opportunities linked to a student's academic program.
(b) The Board and the Illinois State Scholarship Commission shall
promulgate rules necessary to implement the work-study program.
(c) The Board shall report to the General Assembly not later than
November 1, 1990 on their recommendations for a State-sponsored
work-study program, together with recommendations for funding the program.
(Source: P.A. 86-869. Repealed by P.A. 100-167, eff. 1-1-18.)