20 U.S. Code § 1070d–37 - Selection of scholars

(a) Establishment of criteria
The State educational agency is authorized to establish the criteria for the selection of scholars under this subpart.
(b) Adoption of procedures
The State educational agency shall adopt selection procedures designed to ensure an equitable geographic distribution of awards within the State (and in the case of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, or Palau (until such time as the Compact of Free Association is ratified), not to exceed 10 individuals will be selected from such entities).
(c) Consultation requirement
In carrying out its responsibilities under subsections (a) and (b) of this section, the State educational agency shall consult with school administrators, school boards, teachers, counselors, and parents.
(d) Timing of selection
The selection process shall be completed, and the awards made, prior to the end of each secondary school academic year.

Source

(Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 419G, as added Pub. L. 99–498, title IV, § 401(a),Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1345; amended Pub. L. 102–325, title IV, § 406(d),July 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 509; Pub. L. 103–208, § 2(b)(30),Dec. 20, 1993, 107 Stat. 2460.)
References in Text

For ratification of Compact of Free Association with the Republic of Palau, referred to in subsec. (b), see Proc. No. 6726, Sept. 27, 1994, 59 F.R. 49777, set out as a note under section 1931 of Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 1070d–37,Pub. L. 89–329, title IV, § 419G, as added Pub. L. 98–558, title VIII, § 801(a),Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2901, related to selection of merit scholars under Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program, prior to the general revision of this part by Pub. L. 99–498.
Amendments

1993—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–208substituted “the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands,” for “the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,”.
1992—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–325, § 406(d)(1), amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “The State educational agency shall adopt selection procedures which are designed to assure that 10 individuals will be selected from among residents of each congressional district in a State (and in the case of the District of Columbia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico not to exceed 10 individuals will be selected in such District or Commonwealth).”
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 102–325, § 406(d)(2), added subsec. (d).
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–208effective as if included in the Higher Education Amendments of 1992, Pub. L. 102–325, except as otherwise provided, see section 5(a) ofPub. L. 103–208, set out as a note under section 1051 of this title.

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34 CFR - Education

34 CFR Part 654 - ROBERT C. BYRD HONORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

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