The Institute shall establish and conduct a post-doctoral fellowship program, subject to the availability of appropriations, which shall be organized and carried out in substantially the same manner as the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Post-Doctoral Research Associate Program that was in effect prior to 1986, and which shall include not less than twenty nor more than 120 new fellows per fiscal year. In evaluating applications for fellowships under this section, the Director shall give consideration to the goal of promoting the participation of underrepresented minorities in research areas supported by the Institute.
A prior section 19 of act Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 872, was renumbered section
32 and is classified to section
278q of this title.
2011—Pub. L. 111–358, § 407(a), struck out “, in conjunction with the National Academy of Sciences,” after “The Institute”.
Pub. L. 111–358, § 406(b), inserted at end “In evaluating applications for fellowships under this section, the Director shall give consideration to the goal of promoting the participation of underrepresented minorities in research areas supported by the Institute.”
2007—Pub. L. 110–69substituted “nor more than 120 new fellows” for “nor more than 60 new fellows”.
1996—Pub. L. 104–113inserted “, subject to the availability of appropriations,” after “post-doctoral fellowship program” and substituted “nor more than 60” for “nor more than forty”.
1988—Pub. L. 100–418substituted “Institute” for “National Bureau of Standards”.
Pub. L. 99–574, § 8(b),Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3238, provided that: “The amendments made by subsection (a) [enacting this section] shall be effective October 1, 1987.”
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