42 U.S. Code § 2015b - Scholarship and fellowship program
Recipients of scholarships or fellowships under this section shall be selected through a competitive process primarily on the basis of academic merit and such other criteria as the Commission may establish, with consideration given to financial need and the goal of promoting the participation of individuals identified in section 1885a or 1885b of this title.
 So in original. No par. (2) has been enacted.