Educational Awards/Scholarships and Eligible Teens’ Exemption (comments were due by 1/14/04)

These emergency regulations exempt as income any awards or scholarships provided by a public or private entity to, or on behalf of, a CalWORKs child based on the child’s academic or extracurricular achievement or participation in a scholastic, educational, or extracurricular competition. It also exempts from welfare-to-work 16 and 17 year olds who graduated High School or obtained a GED, and who are enrolled or are planning to enroll in a post-secondary education, vocational, or technical school training program. [Download]