20 U.S. Code § 1067a - Purpose; authority
The Secretary shall, in accordance with the provisions of this subpart, carry out a program of making grants to institutions of higher education that are designed to effect long-range improvement in science and engineering education at predominantly minority institutions and to increase the participation of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly minority women, in scientific and technological careers.
1992—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–325 inserted “, particularly minority women,” after “ethnic minorities”.