10 U.S. Code § 2200 - Programs; purpose

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§ 2200.
Programs; purpose
(a)In General.—
To encourage the recruitment and retention of Department of Defense personnel who have the computer and network security skills necessary to meet the cyber requirements of the Department of Defense, the Secretary of Defense may carry out programs in accordance with this chapter to provide financial support for education in disciplines relevant to those requirements at institutions of higher education.
(b)Types of Programs.—The programs authorized under this chapter are as follows:
(1)
Scholarships for pursuit of programs of education in cyber disciplines at institutions of higher education.
(2)
Grants to institutions of higher education.
(c)Name of Program.—
The programs authorized under this chapter shall be known as the “Cyber Scholarship Program”.
(Added Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title IX, § 922(a)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–233; amended Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title XVI, § 1649(a), (d)(1)(B), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1752.)
Amendments

2017—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115–91, § 1649(d)(1)(B)(i), substituted “the cyber requirements of the Department of Defense” for “Department of Defense information assurance requirements”.

Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 115–91, § 1649(d)(1)(B)(ii), substituted “cyber disciplines” for “information assurance”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 115–91, § 1649(a), added subsec. (c).

Change of Name

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title XVI, § 1649(e)(1), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1753, provided that:

“The Information Security Scholarship program under chapter 112 of title 10, United States Code, is redesignated as the ‘Cyber Scholarship program’. Any reference in a law (other than this section), map, regulation, document, paper, or other record of the United States to the Information Security Scholarship program shall be deemed to be a reference to the Cyber Scholarship Program.”

Report

Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title IX, § 922(c)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–236, directed the Secretary of Defense to submit to committees of Congress a plan for implementing the programs under this chapter not later than Apr. 1, 2001.

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