10 U.S. Code § 2127 - Scholarships and financial assistance: payments
(a) The Secretary of Defense may provide for the payment of all educational expenses incurred by a member of the program, including tuition, fees, books, and laboratory expenses. Such payments, however, shall be limited to those educational expenses normally incurred by students at the institution and in the health profession concerned who are not members of the program.
(b) The Secretary of Defense may contract with an accredited civilian educational institution for the payment of tuition and other educational expenses of members of the program authorized by this subchapter. Payment to such institutions may be made without regard to subsections (a) and (b) ofsection 3324 of title 31.
(c) Payments made under subsection (b) shall not cover any expenses other than those covered by subsection (a).
(d) When the Secretary of Defense determines, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, that an accredited civilian educational institution has increased its total enrollment for the sole purpose of accepting members of the program covered by this subchapter, he may provide under a contract with such an institution for additional payments to cover the portion of the increased costs of the additional enrollment which are not covered by the institution’s normal tuition and fees.
(e) A person participating as a member of the program in specialized training shall be paid an annual grant in an amount not to exceed $45,000 in addition to the stipend under section 2121 (d) of this title. The maximum amount of the grant shall be increased annually by the Secretary of Defense, effective July 1 of each year, in the same manner as provided for stipends.
Source(Added Pub. L. 92–426, § 2(a),Sept. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 718; amended Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 511(67),Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2926; Pub. L. 97–258, § 3(b)(3),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1063; Pub. L. 98–525, title XIV, § 1405(56)(A),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2626; Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title VII, § 711(a)(2),Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1108; Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title VII, § 725(d)(1), (2),Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1479; Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title V, § 538(b),Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2209; Pub. L. 111–84, div. A, title X, § 1073(a)(19),Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2473.)
2009—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 111–84struck out “of” after “an annual grant”.
2006—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 109–364substituted “in an amount not to exceed $45,000” for “$15,000” and “The maximum amount” for “The amount”.
1989—Pub. L. 101–189, § 725(d)(2), substituted “Scholarships and financial assistance” for “Contracts for scholarships” in section catchline.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 101–189, § 725(d)(1), added subsec. (e).
1987—Subsecs. (b), (d). Pub. L. 100–180substituted “subchapter” for “chapter”.
1984—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 98–525substituted “subsections (a) and (b) ofsection 3324” for “section 3324(a) and (b)”.
1982—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–258substituted “section 3324 (a) and (b) of title 31” for “section 3648 of the Revised Statutes (31 U.S.C. 529)”.
1980—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–513substituted “Secretary of Health and Human Services” for “Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare”.
Effective Date of 2006 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 109–364effective Oct. 1, 2006, except that adjustments required by the second sentence of subsec. (e) of this section to be made in 2007 shall not be made, see section 538(d) ofPub. L. 109–364, set out as a note under section 2121 of this title.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) ofPub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.
Reports on Implementation and on Success of Financial Assistance Program
Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title VII, § 725(e),Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1479, directed Secretary of Defense, not later than Mar. 1, 1990, to submit to Congress a report describing the manner in which the new authority provided by such section 725 (amending 10 U.S.C. 2120 to 2122, 2124, and 2127) was implemented.
Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title VII, § 725(f),Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1479, directed Secretary of Defense, not later than Mar. 1, 1991, to submit to Congress a report evaluating the success of the financial assistance program established by such section 725 and describing the number of participants in the program receiving specialized training payments under 10 U.S.C. 2127 (e) and the projected number of officers to be gained, by specialty, as a result of the program for each military department.
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