20 U.S. Code § 1161j - Improving science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education with a focus on Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students
The term “Alaska Native” has the meaning given such term in section 7546 of this title.
The term “institution of higher education” has the meaning given such term in section 1001(a) of this title.
The term “Native Hawaiian” has the meaning given the term in section 7517 of this title.
From the amounts appropriated to carry out this section under subsection (i), the Secretary is authorized to award a grant to an eligible partnership to enable the eligible partnership to expand programs for the development of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics professionals, from elementary school through postsecondary education, including existing programs for Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students.
Each eligible partnership that desires a grant under this section shall submit an application to the Secretary at such time, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may require.
In awarding grants under this section, the Secretary shall give priority to an eligible partnership that, on the day before August 14, 2008, provides one or more programs in which 30 percent or more of the program participants are Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian.
Each eligible partnership that receives a grant under this section shall conduct an evaluation to determine the effectiveness of the programs funded under the grant and shall provide a report regarding the evaluation to the Secretary not later than six months after the end of the grant period.
There are authorized to be appropriated to carry out this section such sums as may be necessary for fiscal year 2009 and each of the five succeeding fiscal years.
2009—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 111–39 inserted period at end.