94 STAT. 1408
PUBLIC LAW 96-374—OCT. 3, 1980
education, public and private agencies and organizations, and, in exceptional circumstances, secondary schools for planning, developing, or carrying out one or more of the services assisted under this subpart. "(2) In making grants and contracts under this subpart, the Secretary shall consider the prior experience of service delivery under the particular program for which funds are sought by each applicant. "(c) For the purpose of making grants and contracts under this subpart there are authorized to be appropriated $400,000,000 for fiscal year 1982 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the succeedingfiscalyears ending prior to October 1, 1985. "(d) For the purposes of this subpart— "(1) the term 'first generation college student' means a person neither of whose parents completed a baccalaureate degree; and "(2) the term 'low-income individual' means an individual from a family whose taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 150 per centum of an amount equal to the poverty level determined by using criteria of poverty established by the Bureau of the Census. "(e) No individual who is an eligible veteran, as that term is defined by section 1652(a) of title 38, United States Code, shall be deemed ineligible to participate in any program under this subpart by reason of such individual's age. "TALENT SEARCH
20 USC 1070d-l.
"SEC. 417B. (a) The Secretary shall carry out a program to be known as talent search which shall be designed— "(1) to identify qualified youths with potential for education at the postsecondary level and to encourage such youth to complete secondary school and to undertake a program of postsecondary education; "(2) to publicize the availability of student financial assistance available to persons who pursue a program of postsecondary education; and "(3) to encourage persons who have not completed programs of education at the secondary or postsecondary level, but who have the ability to complete such programs, to reenter such programs. "(b) A talent search project assisted under this subpart may include, in addition to the services described in paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (a), tutorial services for youths being encouraged to undertake or reenter programs of postsecondary education if such tutorial services are not otherwise available to such youths through a project assisted under this subpart. "(c) In approving applications for talent search projects under this subpart for anyfiscalyear the Secretary shall— "(1) require an assurance that not less than two-thirds of the youths participating in the project proposed to be carried out under any application be low-income individuals who are first generation college students; "(2) require that such participants be persons who either have completed six years of elementary education or are at least twelve years of age but not more than twenty-seven years of age, unless the imposition of any such limitation with respect to any person would defeat the purposes of this section or the purposes of section 417E; and