(a) Trial period under limited appointmentBefore receiving a career appointment in the Service, an individual shall first serve under a limited appointment as a career candidate for a trial period of service prescribed by the Secretary. During such trial period of service, the Secretary shall decide whether—
to offer a career appointment to the candidate under section 3943 of this title, or
to recommend to the President that the candidate be given a career appointment under section 3942 of this title.
(b) Decisions by Secretary
(c) Foreign Service Grievance Board decisions