Nebraska Revised Statute 85-1912

85-1912

85-1912.

Target level of funds; computation.

In order to reduce the costs of administering the Nebraska Opportunity Grant Act, the commission shall identify a target level of funds to be distributed to students pursuant to the act at each eligible postsecondary educational institution. The target level of funds shall represent the maximum amount that may be awarded pursuant to the act to eligible students enrolled in such eligible postsecondary educational institution. To determine the target level of funds for each eligible postsecondary educational institution, the commission shall:

(1) Determine the number of eligible full-time-equivalent students enrolled at the eligible postsecondary educational institution for the last completed award year;

(2) Multiply the number determined in subdivision (1) of this section by the tuition and mandatory fees as limited pursuant to section 85-1909;

(3) Divide the product derived pursuant to subdivision (2) of this section for each eligible postsecondary educational institution by the sum of the products derived pursuant to subdivision (2) of this section for all eligible postsecondary educational institutions; and

(4) Multiply the total of federal and state funds appropriated for purposes of distribution pursuant to the act by the ratio derived pursuant to subdivision (3) of this section.