34 CFR 642.6 - What definitions apply?
(b)Definitions that apply to this part.
Act means the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.
Federal TRIO programs means those programs authorized under section 402A of the Act: the Upward Bound, Talent Search, Student Support Services, Educational Opportunity Centers, and Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement programs.
Foster care youth means youth who are in foster care or who are aging out of the foster care system.
Institution of higher education means an educational institution as defined in sections 101 and 102 of the Act.
Leadership personnel means project directors, coordinators, and other individuals involved with the supervision and direction of projects funded under the Federal TRIO programs.
Veteran means a person who -
(1) Served on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable;
(2) Served on active duty as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States and was discharged or released because of a service connected disability;
(3) Was a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States and was called to active duty for a period of more than 30 days; or
(4) Was a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces of the United States who served on active duty in support of a contingency operation (as that term is defined in section 101(a)(13) of title 10, United States Code) on or after September 11, 2001.