Senator Bonacic Announces Passage of Legislation to Protect Students Who Receive State Scholarships

John J. Bonacic

April 28, 2015

(Albany, NY)- Senator John J. Bonacic (R/C/I-Mt. Hope) is pleased to announce that the Senate has passed Senate Bill S1370, which he sponsored. This legislation would ensure that students who receive certain state scholarships would not see their scholarship award reduced for choosing to live off-campus. The scholarships that this legislation affects include:

  • World Trade Memorial Scholarship;
  • Memorial Scholarship for families of deceased firefighters, volunteer firefighters, police officers, peace officers and emergency medical service workers;
  • Military Service Recognition Scholarship;
  • Flight 587 Memorial Scholarship; and
  • Flight 3407 Memorial Scholarship