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Article - Education




§18–3504.

    (a)    For 1 year for each year that the recipient receives a scholarship under this subtitle, a scholarship recipient shall:

        (1)    Work for a unit of State government in the cybersecurity field; or

        (2)    Teach in a public high school in the State in an education program that is directly relevant to cybersecurity.

    (b)    In accordance with § 18–112 of this title, a scholarship recipient shall repay the Commission the funds received under this subtitle if the recipient does not:

        (1)    Earn credit as a full–time student as defined in regulations adopted by the Office for the Program;

        (2)    Complete an approved degree program that is directly relevant to cybersecurity at an eligible institution; and

        (3)    Perform the work obligation required under subsection (a) of this section.

    (c)    Except as otherwise provided in this section, a recipient shall begin repayment at any time during the period that the recipient is no longer performing the work obligation required under subsection (a) of this section.

    (d)    Except as otherwise provided in this section, repayment shall be made to the State within 6 years after the repayment period begins and shall follow a repayment schedule established by the Office.

    (e)    The Office may waive or defer repayment in the event of disability or extended sickness that prevents the recipient from fulfilling the work obligation required under subsection (a) of this section.



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