(a) PurposeIt is the purpose of this section to support programs in institutions of higher education that—
(1) encourage students to develop—
(c) Regulations and requirementsThe Secretary shall promulgate regulations for the awarding of grants under subsection (b). Such regulations may require institutions of higher education to use grant funds for, among other things—
immersion programs where students take science or technology related course work in a non-English speaking country;
other programs, such as summer workshops, that emphasize the intense study of a foreign language and science technology;
providing innovative opportunities for students that will allow for critical language learning, such as immersion environments, intensive study opportunities, internships, and distance learning.
(d) Grant distributionIn distributing grants to institutions of higher education under this section, the Secretary shall give priority to—
institutions that have programs focusing on curricula that combine the study of foreign languages and the study of science and technology and produce graduates who have both skills; and
(e) Report on best practicesNot later than one year after August 14, 2008, the Secretary shall—
submit a report on the results of such study to the authorizing committees.
(f) Appropriations authorized