20 U.S. Code § 1067b - Grant recipient selection
(a) Establishment of criteria
Grants under this subpart shall be awarded on the basis of criteria established by the Secretary by regulations.
(b) Priorities to be given in criteria
In establishing criteria under subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary shall give priority to applicants which have not previously received funding from the Minority Institutions Science Improvement Program and to previous grantees with a proven record of success, as well as to applications that contribute to achieving balance among projects with respect to geographic region, academic discipline, and project type.
(c) Required criteria
In establishing criteria under subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary may consider the following selection criteria in making grants:
Source(Pub. L. 89–329, title III, § 352, formerly title X, § 1022, as added Pub. L. 99–498, title X, § 1002,Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1561; renumbered title III, § 352,Pub. L. 105–244, title III, § 301(a)(5), (7),Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1636.)
Section was formerly classified to section 1135b–1 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 105–244.