In the consideration of applications under this division the Corporation shall ensure the equitable treatment of both urban and rural areas.
42 U.S. Code § 12655h - Preference for certain projects
(a) In generalIn the consideration of applications submitted under section 12655b of this title, the Corporation shall give preference to programs that—
will instill a work ethic and a sense of public service in the participants;
will enhance skills development and educational level and opportunities for the participants.
(b) Special rule