20 U.S. Code § 5703 - Fellowship recipients

§ 5703.
Fellowship recipients
(a) Award

The Foundation is authorized to award fellowships to outstanding individuals to encourage new discoveries in all fields of endeavor for the benefit of mankind. Recipients shall be known as “Columbus Scholars”.

(b) Term

Fellowships shall be granted for such periods as the Foundation may prescribe but not to exceed 2 years.

(c) Selection

The Foundation may provide, directly or by contract, for the conduct of a nationwide competition for the selection of fellowship recipients.

(Pub. L. 102–281, title IV, § 424, May 13, 1992, 106 Stat. 143.)
Repeal of Section

Pub. L. 115–31, div. E, title VI, § 631(a), May 5, 2017, 131 Stat. 376, provided that, effective one year after May 5, 2017, this section is repealed.

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective one year after May 5, 2017, see section 631(a) of Pub. L. 115–31, set out as a note under section 5701 of this title.


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