1Amending the act of January 25, 1966 (1965 P.L.1546, No.541),
2entitled "An act providing scholarships and providing funds
3to secure Federal funds for qualified students of the
4Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who need financial assistance to
5attend postsecondary institutions of higher learning, making
6an appropriation, and providing for the administration of
7this act," further providing for eligibility of scholarships.

8The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
9hereby enacts as follows:

10Section 1. Section 4(a)(6) of the act of January 25, 1966
11(1965 P.L.1546, No.541), referred to as the Higher Education
12Scholarship Law, is amended to read:

13Section 4. (a) Any student is eligible for consideration
14for a State scholarship providing:

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16(6) The State scholarship recipient shall be free to
17[attend] enroll at any approved institution of his choice and
18apply the scholarship toward the tuition, room, board, books and
19fees of that institution, regardless of the percentage of credit 
20or clock hours required for completing a program of study 

1through online courses. The institution is not required to
2accept the scholarship recipient for enrollment, but is free to
3exact compliance with its own admission requirements, standards
4and policies.

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6Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.