CHAPTER 18. EDUCATION.
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ARTICLE 22C. STATE AID FOR STUDENTS ATTENDING GREENBRIER COLLEGE
OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE.
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§18-22C-1. Legislative intent.
The Legislature declares that there exists within the state
of West Virginia the Greenbrier College of Osteopathic Medicine
which is an accredited, private institution of graduate study for
the purpose of training doctors of osteopathic medicine. This
article, therefore, is adopted as a measure of providing
additional graduate education opportunities to citizens of the
state of West Virginia.
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§18-22C-2. State aid for students of osteopathy.
The board of regents is hereby authorized to enter into a
contract with the Greenbrier College of Osteopathic Medicine to
offer training in osteopathic medicine, by the terms of which the
board of regents may obligate itself to pay such institution
within the limits of any appropriation made for the purpose, a
stated amount per year for each West Virginia student the
institution will agree to accept for training in osteopathic
The board of regents shall each year send to the Greenbrier
College of Osteopathic Medicine a certified list of all persons,
applying to the board for training in osteopathic medicine, who
are bona fide citizens and residents of this state prior to the
filing of their applications, and who have completed either
within or without the state the course of study required by such
institution as a prerequisite to the study of osteopathic
Any person who receives state aid under this section shall,
upon graduation from an educational institution for study of
osteopathic medicine, be required to practice osteopathic
medicine for a period of two years in this state, or in lieu
thereof shall, within sixty days from the date of graduation,
reimburse the board of regents for any tuition advance by it in
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2012 1st Special Session