[HISTORY: Adopted and amended as indicated in text.]
[1969 Code, sec. 76. P.L.L., 1966, ch. 403; 1968, ch. 398, sec. 73F(b); 1970, ch. 90, sec. 76(b), (c), (d) and (e); 1981, ch. 572; 1985, ch. 685]
Scholarships established. A program of scholarships is hereby established for courses of study leading to the certificate, diploma or other evidence of qualification to practice on completion of specialized training in categories as specified by the County Commissioners.
Scholarships awarded pursuant to established criteria. Scholarships under this chapter shall be awarded to recipients in an amount and number that is in accordance with criteria specified by the County Commissioners.
Appropriation of funds; authority to excuse recipient from subsequent County practice. The County Commissioners are authorized and empowered to appropriate funds for scholarships hereunder from the general funds of Charles County and to excuse a scholarship recipient, at the discretion of the County Commissioners or their designee, from fulfilling a requirement that the scholarship recipient practice in the recipient's field in Charles County after completing the specialized training or course of instruction for which the scholarship was awarded.
[Amended 6-20-2017 by Bill No. 2017-05]