Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–1693.03. Conditions of Program eligibility.

*NOTE: This section was created by emergency legislation with identical permanent legislation that will become effective in December, 2021.*

(a) To be eligible for Program assistance while pursuing an RN to BSN degree through UDC, an individual shall:

(1) Have met the enrollment requirements of UDC;

(2) Be a resident of the District;

(3) Have a stated interest in employment in a nursing care occupation;

(4) Have not already completed a bachelor's degree at an institution of higher education;

(5) Have previously obtained a credential as a CNA, HHA, or LPN; and

(6) Have been employed in the District for a minimum of 2 years as a CNA, HHA, or LPN with a healthcare employer.

(b) To be eligible for Program assistance while pursuing an LPN to AASN degree through UDC-CC, an individual shall:

(1) Meet the conditions outlined in subsection (a)(2), (3), and (4) of this section;

(2) Meet the enrollment requirements of UDC-CC;

(3) Have previously obtained a credential as a CNA, HHA, or MA-C; and

(4) Have been employed in the District for a minimum of 2 years as a CNA, HHA, or MA-C with a healthcare employer.

(c) To be eligible for Program assistance while pursuing certification as a CNA through WDLL, an individual shall:

(1) Meet the conditions outlined in subsection (a)(2), (3), and (4) of this section; and

(2) Meet the enrollment requirements of WDLL;

(d) To be eligible for Program assistance while pursuing a certification as a CNA, HHA, MA-C, or while pursuing a CNA to HHA bridge program, through a direct care worker training grantee, an individual shall:

(1) Meet the conditions outlined in subsection (a)(2), (3), and (4) of this section; and;

(2) Meet the enrollment requirements of the community training provider.

(e) The University and direct care worker training grantees shall select Program participants according to the terms of the applicable memorandum of understanding or grant agreement with the WIC.