War orphans' scholarships provided in sections 5910.01 to 5910.06 of the Revised Code, shall be granted to children of members of the Ohio national guard and the reserve components of any of the armed services of the United States who are killed or permanently and totally disabled while on active duty pursuant to bona fide orders of the governor or the president of the United States, or who are killed or permanently and totally disabled while at a scheduled training assembly, a field training period of any duration or length, or active duty for training, pursuant to bona fide orders issued by a competent authority. Such scholarships shall be granted within the total number of scholarships provided under section 5910.05 of the Revised Code and are available only to children who further qualify pursuant to divisions (A), (B), (C), and (D) of section 5910.03 of the Revised Code.
As used in this section, "permanently and totally disabled" means having a disability which renders the person incapable of engaging in substantially gainful employment and which is presumed to be permanent, as determined by a special board of three officers of the Ohio national guard named by the governor, one of whom shall be a medical officer licensed to practice in this state.
Effective Date: 06-30-1995
Related Legislative Provision: See 129th General AssemblyFile No.39, SB 171, §4