Eligible grant recipientsTo be eligible for assistance under this subchapter, a tribally controlled college or university must be one which—
is governed by a board of directors or board of trustees a majority of which are Indians;
demonstrates adherence to stated goals, a philosophy, or a plan of operation which is directed to meet the needs of Indians;
if in operation for more than one year, has students a majority of whom are Indians; and
is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association determined by the Secretary of Education to be a reliable authority with regard to the quality of training offered; or
according to such an agency or association, is making reasonable progress toward accreditation.
(Pub. L. 95–471, title I
, § 103, Oct. 17, 1978
, 92 Stat. 1326
; Pub. L. 105–244, title IX
, § 901(b)(5), Oct. 7, 1998
, 112 Stat. 1828
; Pub. L. 110–315, title IX
, § 941(d), Aug. 14, 2008
, 122 Stat. 3461
2008—Par. (4). Pub. L. 110–315 added par. (4).
1998—Pub. L. 105–244 substituted “college or university” for “community college” in introductory provisions.
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