Section 3333.133 | Eligibility and application.
(A) An individual who meets all of the following requirements may apply for participation in the rural practice incentive program:
(1) The individual is a citizen of the United States, a national of the United States, or a permanent resident of the United States.
(2) The individual either:
(a) Is a student enrolled in the final year of law school; or
(b) Has been admitted to the practice of law in this state by the Ohio supreme court for less than eight years and remains in good standing.
(3) The individual is not enrolled in any other state or federally funded student loan repayment or debt forgiveness program, including under the public service loan forgiveness program, 34 C.F.R. 685.219, or the "John R. Justice Prosecutors and Defenders Incentive Act of 2008," 34 U.S.C. 10671 et seq.
(B) An application for participation in the rural practice incentive program shall be submitted to the chancellor of higher education on a form that the chancellor shall prescribe. The individual shall submit the following information with an application:
(1) The individual's name, permanent address or address at which the individual is currently residing if different from the permanent address, and telephone number;
(2) The law school the individual is attending or attended, the dates of attendance, and verification of attendance;
(3) The individual's employer, as applicable;
(4) A summary and verification of the educational expenses for which the individual seeks reimbursement under the program;
(5) Verification that the individual has been admitted to the practice of law in this state for less than eight years by the Ohio supreme court and remains in good standing, unless the individual is a student;
(6) Verification the individual is a citizen of the United States, a national of the United States, or a permanent resident of the United States.
Last updated January 31, 2023 at 1:07 PM
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- April 3, 2023 – Enacted by House Bill 150 - 134th General Assembly [ View April 3, 2023 Version ]