Sec. 6.5 . (a) This section applies to a student who:
(1) initially enrolls in the program after June 30, 2011;
(2) has not previously received a scholarship under this chapter; and
(b) The commission shall establish a program to award a one-time tuition scholarship to students who are ineligible for a scholarship under section 6 of this chapter solely because the student fails to meet the financial assistance requirements imposed by section 6(a)(7) of this chapter. The amount of the tuition scholarship shall be determined by the commission. The tuition scholarship may not exceed two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500). The total of all tuition scholarships awarded under this section in a state fiscal year may not exceed the amount available for distribution from the fund for scholarships under this chapter after awarding scholarships to all students who qualify under section 6 or 7 of this chapter for a scholarship.
(c) A tuition scholarship under this section may be used under the terms prescribed by the commission only for the purposes for which a tuition scholarship granted under section 6 or 7 of this chapter may be used.
(d) A student who meets the criteria described in subsection (a) in any year is not eligible for a scholarship under section 6 or 7 of this chapter in any subsequent year.
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