20 U.S. Code § 1033a - Augustus F. Hawkins centers of excellence
From the amounts appropriated to carry out this part, the Secretary is authorized to award competitive grants to eligible institutions to establish centers of excellence.
Any eligible institution desiring a grant under this subpart shall submit an application to the Secretary at such a time, in such a manner, and accompanied by such information as the Secretary may require.
An eligible institution that receives a grant under this subpart may use not more than two percent of the funds provided to administer the grant.
The Secretary shall prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to carry out this subpart.