Subsidies for College Advanced Placement Test or International Baccalaureate Examination
A student is entitled to a subsidy for a fee paid by the student to take a college advanced placement test or an international baccalaureate examination if the student demonstrates financial need. The board shall adopt guidelines for determining financial need consistent with the definition of financial need adopted by the college board or the International Baccalaureate Organization.
To obtain a subsidy under this section, a student must:
pay the fee for each test or examination for which the student seeks a subsidy; and
submit to the board through the student’s school counselor a written application on a form prescribed by the commissioner demonstrating financial need and the amount of the fee paid by the student for each test or examination.
On approval by the board, the agency may pay each eligible applicant an equal amount, not to exceed $25 for each applicant.Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 260, Sec. 1, eff. May 30, 1995.Amended by:Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 443 (S.B. 715), Sec. 21, eff. June 14, 2013.