20 U.S. Code § 4706 - Scholarship and research internship conditions

(a) Scholarship conditions

A person awarded a scholarship under this chapter may receive payments authorized under this chapter only during such periods as the Foundation finds that the person is maintaining satisfactory proficiency pursuant to regulations of the Board.

(b) Reports on scholarships

The Foundation may require reports containing such information in such form and to be filed at such times as the Foundation determines to be necessary from any person awarded a scholarship under this chapter. Such reports shall be accompanied by a certificate from an appropriate official at the institution of higher education, approved by the Foundation, stating that such person is making satisfactory progress in, and is devoting essentially full time to study or research, except as otherwise provided in subsection (a).

(c) Research internship conditions

A person awarded a research internship under this chapter may receive payments authorized under this chapter only during such periods as the Foundation finds that the person is maintaining satisfactory proficiency pursuant to regulations of the Board.

(d) Reports on research internships

The Foundation may require reports containing such information in such form and to be filed at such times as the Foundation determines to be necessary from any person awarded a research internship under this chapter. Such reports may be accompanied by a certificate from an appropriate official at the institution of higher education or internship employer, approved by the Foundation, stating that such person is maintaining satisfactory progress in the internship.

Editorial Notes
Amendments

2021—Pub. L. 117–81, § 6305(1), inserted “and research internship” after “Scholarship” in section catchline.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 117–81, § 6305(2), substituted “Scholarship conditions” for “In general” in heading and struck out “and devoting full time to study or research and is not engaging in gainful employment other than employment approved by the Foundation” after “satisfactory proficiency” in text.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 117–81, § 6305(3), substituted “Reports on scholarships” for “Reports” in heading.

Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 117–81, § 6305(4), added subsecs. (c) and (d).

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