|7070-0065||Massachusetts State Scholarship Program
For a scholarship program to provide financial assistance to Massachusetts students enrolled in and pursuing a program of higher education in any approved public or independent college, university, school of nursing, or any other approved institution furnishing a program of higher education; provided, that funds from this item may be expended on the administration of the scholarship program; and provided further, that the commissioner of higher education, in coordination with the Massachusetts state scholarship office, shall adopt regulations governing the eligibility and the awarding of financial assistance
General Fund 96.648%
FMAP Budget Relief Fund 3.352%
Veto Explanation: I am vetoing this language and reducing this amount because none of the enhanced FMAP funds have been received from or committed by the federal government.