20 USC 1067c: Use of funds
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20 USC 1067c: Use of funds Text contains those laws in effect on June 22, 2024
From Title 20-EDUCATIONCHAPTER 28-HIGHER EDUCATION RESOURCES AND STUDENT ASSISTANCESUBCHAPTER III-INSTITUTIONAL AIDPart E-Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Programsubpart 1-minority science and engineering improvement program

§1067c. Use of funds

(a) Types of grants

Funds appropriated to carry out this subpart may be made available as-

(1) institutional grants (as defined in section 1067k(6) of this title);

(2) cooperative grants (as defined in section 1067k(7) of this title);

(3) design projects (as defined in section 1067k(8) of this title); or

(4) special projects (as defined in section 1067k(9) of this title).

(b) Authorized uses for each type of grant

(1) The authorized uses of funds made available as institutional grants include (but are not limited to)-

(A) faculty development programs; or

(B) development of curriculum materials.

(2) The authorized uses of funds made available as cooperative grants include (but are not limited to)-

(A) assisting institutions in sharing facilities and personnel;

(B) disseminating information about established programs in science and engineering;

(C) supporting cooperative efforts to strengthen the institutions' science and engineering programs; or

(D) carrying out a combination of any of the activities in subparagraphs (A) through (C).

(3) The authorized uses of funds made available as design projects include (but are not limited to)-

(A) developing planning, management, and evaluation systems; or

(B) developing plans for initiating scientific research and for improving institutions' capabilities for such activities.

Funds used for design project grants may not be used to pay more than 50 percent of the salaries during any academic year of faculty members involved in the project.

(4) The authorized uses of funds made available as special projects include (but are not limited to)-

(A) advanced science seminars;

(B) science faculty workshops and conferences;

(C) faculty training to develop specific science research or education skills;

(D) research in science education;

(E) programs for visiting scientists;

(F) preparation of films or audio-visual materials in science;

(G) development of learning experiences in science beyond those normally available to minority undergraduate students;

(H) development of pre-college enrichment activities in science; or

(I) any other activities designed to address specific barriers to the entry of minorities into science.

(Pub. L. 89–329, title III, §353, formerly title X, §1023, as added Pub. L. 99–498, title X, §1002, Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1562 ; renumbered title III, §353, and amended Pub. L. 105–244, title III, §301(a)(5), (7), (c)(8), Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1636 , 1637.)

Editorial Notes


Section was formerly classified to section 1135b–2 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 105–244.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 353 of Pub. L. 89–329 was renumbered section 393 and is classified to section 1068b of this title.


1998-Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 105–244, §301(c)(8)(A), substituted "section 1067k(6)" for "section 1135d–5(6)".

Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 105–244, §301(c)(8)(B), substituted "section 1067k(7)" for "section 1135d–5(7)".

Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 105–244, §301(c)(8)(C), substituted "section 1067k(8)" for "section 1135d–5(8)".

Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 105–244, §301(c)(8)(D), substituted "section 1067k(9)" for "section 1135d–5(9)".

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–244 effective Oct. 1, 1998, except as otherwise provided in Pub. L. 105–244, see section 3 of Pub. L. 105–244, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.