(Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 404E, as added Pub. L. 105–244, title IV, § 403,Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1661; amended Pub. L. 110–315, title IV, § 404(e),Aug. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 3213.)
A prior section
,Pub. L. 89–329
, title IV, § 404E, as added Pub. L. 102–325
, title IV, § 402(a)(4),July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 495
; amended Pub. L. 103–208
, § 2(b)(20),Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2459
, related to distribution of funds, prior to the general amendment of this division by Pub. L. 105–244
2008—Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 110–315
, § 404(e)(3), added subsecs. (b) and (c). Former subsecs. (b) and (c) redesignated (d) and (f), respectively.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 110–315
, § 404(e)(4), substituted “the minimum Federal Pell Grant award under section
of this title for such award year” for “the lesser of—
“(1) 75 percent of the average cost of attendance for an in-State student, in a 4-year program of instruction, at public institutions of higher education in such State, as determined in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary; or
“(2) the maximum Federal Pell Grant funded under section
of this title for such fiscal year”.
Pub. L. 110–315
, § 404(e)(2), redesignatedsubsec. (b) as (d). Former subsec. (d) redesignated (g).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 110–315
, § 404(e)(1), (5), added subsec. (e) and struck out former subsec. (e). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Secretary shall ensure that each eligible entity places a priority on awarding scholarships to students who will receive a Federal Pell Grant for the academic year for which the scholarship is awarded under this section.”
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 110–315
, § 404(e)(1), (2), redesignatedsubsec. (c) as (f) and struck out former subsec. (f). Text read as follows: “An eligible entity may consider students who have successfully participated in programs funded under division 1 of this subpart to have met the requirements of subsection (d)(4) of this section.”
Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 110–315
, § 404(e)(2), redesignatedsubsec. (d) as (g).
Subsec. (g)(4). Pub. L. 110–315
, § 404(e)(6), substituted “activities required under section
of this title” for “early intervention component required under section
of this title”.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment
Pub. L. 110–315
, title IV, § 404(i), as added by Pub. L. 111–39
, title IV, § 401(c),July 1, 2009, 123 Stat. 1940
, provided that:
“(1) In general.—The amendments made by subsection (e) [amending this section] shall apply to grants made under chapter 2 of subpart 2 of part A of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20
et seq.) on or after the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 14, 2008], except that a recipient of a grant under such chapter that is made prior to such date may elect to apply the requirements contained in the amendments made by subsection (e) to that grant if the grant recipient informs the Secretary of the election.
“(2) Special rule.—A grant recipient may make the election described in paragraph (1) only if the election does not decrease the amount of the scholarship promised to an individual student under the grant.”