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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

PUBLIC LAW 94-484—OCT. 12, 1976 "(2) Traineeships awarded under grants made under subsection (a) shall provide for such stipends and allowances (including travel and subsistence expenses and dependency allowances) for the trainees as the Secretary may deem necessary. "(3) In awarding traineeships under this section, each applicant shall assure to the satisfaction of the Secretary that at least 80 percent of the funds received under this section shall go to individuals who (A) have previously received a postbaccalaureate degree, or (B) have three years of work experience in health services. "(c) For payments under grants under subsection (a), there are authorized to be appropriated $2,500,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978; $2,500,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1979; and $2,500,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1980.". (b)(1) Effective October 1, 1977, section 225 is repealed and part C of title VII (as amended by subsection (a)) is amended by adding after subpart III the following new subpart:

90 STAT. 2281

Appropriation authorization. Repeal. 42 USC 234.

"Subpart IV—National Health Service Corps Scholarships (C

NATIONAL H E A L T H SERVICE CORPS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

"SEC. 751. (a) The Secretary shall establish the National Health Establishment. Service Corps Scholarship Program (hereinafter in this subpart 42 USC 294t. referred to as the 'Scholarship Program') to assure an adequate supply of trained physicians, dentists, and nurses for the National Health Service Corps (hereinafter in this subpart referred to as the 'Corps') and, if needed by the Corps, podiatrists, optometrists, pharmacists, graduates of schools of veterinary medicine, graduates of schools of public health, graduates of programs in health administration, graduates of programs for the training of physician assistants, expanded function dental auxiliaries, and nurse practitioners (as defined in section 822), and other health professionals. "(b) To be eligible to participate in the Scholarship Program, an Eligibility individual must— "(1) be accepted for enrollment, or be enrolled, as a full-time student (A) in an accredited (as determined by the Secretary) educational institution in a State and (B) in a course of study or program, offered by such institution and approved by the Secretary, leading to a degree in medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, or other health profession; "(2) be eligible for, or hold, an appointment as a commissioned officer in the Regular or Reserve Corps of the Service or be eligible for selection for civilian service in the Corps; "(3) submit an application to participate m the Scholarship Program; and "(4) sign and submit to the Secretary, at the time of submittal of such application, a written contract (described in subsection (f)) to accept payment of a scholarship and to serve (in accordance with this subpart) for the applicable period of obligated service in a health manpower shortage area. "(c) In disseminating application forms and contract forms to individuals desiring to participate in the Scholarship Program, the Secretary shall include with such forms— " (1) a fair summary of the rights and liabilities of an individual whose application is approved (and whose contract is accepted^ by the Secretary, including in the summary a clear explanation of the damages to which the United States is entitled