(a) Individuals receiving assistance under the Professional Development program are required to—
(1) Sign an agreement, at the time of selection for training, to meet the provisions of the payback requirement; and
(2) Perform work related to the training received and that benefits Indian people; or
(3) Repay all or a prorated part of the assistance received.
(b) The period of time required for a work-related payback is equivalent to the total period of time for which training was actually received under the Professional Development program.
(c) The cash payback required shall be equivalent to the total amount of funds received and expended for training received under these programs and may be prorated based on any approved work-related service the participant performs.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1810-0580)