(B) A board of officers convened under division (A) of this section is not a public body subject to section 121.22 of the Revised Code. (b) The individual has enlisted, re-enlisted, or extended current enlistment in the Ohio national guard or is an individual to which division (F) of this section applies. A retired officer then shall receive pay and allowances as prescribed under the department of defense pay manual. (A) At any time the moral character, capacity, and general fitness for service of any Ohio national guard officer may be determined by a board of officers, which shall be convened and proceed according to publications of the department of the army or air force and the national guard bureau. (2) "Eligible applicant" means any individual to whom all of the following apply:(a) The individual does not possess a baccalaureate degree.
(G) A scholarship recipient under this section who fails to complete the term of enlistment, re-enlistment, or extension of current enlistment the recipient was serving at the time a scholarship was paid on behalf of the recipient under this section is liable to the state for repayment of a percentage of all Ohio national guard scholarships paid on behalf of the recipient under this section, plus interest at the rate of ten per cent per annum calculated from the dates the scholarships were paid.This percentage shall equal the percentage of the current term of enlistment, re-enlistment, or extension of enlistment a recipient has not completed as of the date the recipient is discharged from the Ohio national guard.Division (F)(2) of this section applies regardless of whether or not the scholarship amount was paid to the institution of higher education.(3) If an individual to whom this division applies withdraws or otherwise fails to complete courses because the individual was called into active duty, and if scholarships for those courses have already been paid, either:(a) The adjutant general shall not add to that person's accumulated eligibility units calculated under division (E) of this section the number of eligibility units for the academic courses or term for which the scholarship was paid and the institution of higher education shall repay the scholarship amount to the state.(H) On or before the first day of each academic term, the adjutant general shall provide an eligibility roster to the chancellor and to each institution of higher education at which one or more scholarship recipients have applied for enrollment.
The institution shall use the roster to certify the actual full-time or part-time enrollment of each scholarship recipient listed as enrolled at the institution and return the roster to the adjutant general and the chancellor. Eligible persons who apply to receive the medal shall submit to the adjutant general a copy of their DD-214 form or NGB-22 form and a fee in an amount to be determined by the adjutant general. (A) Inspection of units of the Ohio national guard shall be conducted under regulations prescribed by the secretary of the army or secretary of the air force and the chief of the national guard bureau. In prescribing and enforcing those regulations, the adjutant general need not comply with section 111.15 or Chapter 119. (D) As used in this section, "active duty member" means a member of the Ohio national guard on active duty pursuant to an executive order of the president of the United States, the "Act of October 28, 2004," 118 Stat. of the Revised Code as prescribed in section 3333.046 of the Revised Code, or that holds a certificate of registration and program authorization issued by the state board of career colleges and schools pursuant to section 3332.05 of the Revised Code. Former members of the Ohio national guard who have been honorably or medically discharged or released from service in the Ohio national guard are eligible, upon application, to receive the medal. (C) The adjutant general may prescribe and enforce regulations to implement the requirements of this section. of the Revised Code, that is a private institution exempt from regulation under Chapter 3332.(A) The Ohio national guard consists of those organizations and units that are, under the laws of the United States and the regulations promulgated under them, prescribed as the portion of the army or air national guard of the United States located and organized within this state according to the locations, branches, organizations, and allotments approved by the governor of this state. If a surety bond is given, the premium therefor shall be paid out of the Ohio national guard maintenance fund. (B) When ordered by the governor to perform training or duty under this section or section 5923.12 of the Revised Code, members of the Ohio national guard shall have the protections afforded to persons on federal active duty by the " Service Members Civil Relief Act ," Pub. (D)(1) Except as provided in divisions (I) and (J) of this section, for each academic term that an eligible applicant is approved for a scholarship under this section and either remains a current member in good standing of the Ohio national guard or is eligible for a scholarship under division (F)(1) of this section, the institution of higher education in which the applicant is enrolled shall, if the applicant's enlistment obligation extends beyond the end of that academic term or if division (F)(1) of this section applies, be paid on the applicant's behalf the applicable one of the following amounts:(a) If the institution is a state institution of higher education, an amount equal to one hundred per cent of the institution's tuition charges; (b) If the institution is a nonprofit private institution or a private institution exempt from regulation under Chapter 3332. (E) A scholarship recipient under this section shall be entitled to receive scholarships under this section for the number of quarters or semesters it takes the recipient to accumulate ninety-six eligibility units as determined under divisions (E)(1) to (3) of this section.(1) To determine the maximum number of semesters or quarters for which a recipient is entitled to a scholarship under this section, the adjutant general shall convert a recipient's credit hours of enrollment for each academic term into eligibility units in accordance with the following table: (2) A scholarship recipient under this section may continue to apply for scholarships under this section until the recipient has accumulated ninety-six eligibility units.(B) The organizations and units of the Ohio national guard shall conform to and be organized according to the organizational or allowance tables prescribed by the department of the army or air force and by the national guard bureau for the national guard. The adjutant general may require a new bond to be given if in his opinion the surety upon any existing bond has become insufficient. The system of tactics, field exercises, and training and evaluation for the United States army or air force shall be the system of tactics, field exercises, and training and evaluation for the Ohio national guard. of the Revised Code as prescribed in section 3333.046 of the Revised Code, an amount equal to one hundred per cent of the average tuition charges of all state universities; (c) If the institution is an institution that holds a certificate of registration from the state board of career colleges and schools, the lesser of the following:(i) An amount equal to one hundred per cent of the institution's tuition; (ii) An amount equal to one hundred per cent of the average tuition charges of all state universities, as that term is defined in section 3345.011 of the Revised Code. (3) If a scholarship recipient withdraws from courses prior to the end of an academic term so that the recipient's enrollment for that academic term is less than three credit hours, no scholarship shall be paid on behalf of that person for that academic term. The moneys in the fund shall be used to purchase additional medals. The scholarships shall be made without regard to financial need.