Main Content Act 228 of 1976 friendly link Printer Friendly bills affecting index and updates Search within this Statute for THE LEGISLATIVE MERIT AWARD PROGRAM ACTAct 228 of 1976AN ACT to provide for scholarships to high school graduates of this state; and to prescribe the powers and duties of the Michigan higher education assistance authority. History: 1976, Act 228, Imd. Eff. Aug. 4, 1976 © 2017 Legislative Council, State of MichiganThe People of the State of Michigan enact: DocumentTypeDescription Section 390.1301SectionShort title. Section 390.1302SectionState academic achievement scholarships; establishment; purpose; basis of award. Section 390.1303SectionNumber and amount of scholarships to be awarded annually. Section 390.1304SectionEligibility for scholarship. Section 390.1305SectionPayment of scholarship; certification; method. Section 390.1306SectionDiscrimination prohibited. Section 390.1307SectionRules.