103 STAT. 1182 PUBLIC LAW 101-166—NOV. 21, 1989 about the financial status or personal circumstances of eligible applicants only for purposes of selecting recipients and determining the amount of awards under subpart 2 of part A, and parts B, C, and E of title rV of the Act: Provided further. That notwithstanding section 411(b)(6)(B) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended, no basic grant under subpart 1 of part A of title IV of that Act shall be awarded to any student who is attending on a less than half-time basis for a period of enrollment beginning on or after January 1, 1990, except that any such student who received a basic grant for a period of enrollment b^;inning before January 1, 1990, shall be eligible to receive a basic grant for a period of enrollment beginning on or after such date from funds appropriated for fiscal year 1989: Provided further. That notwithstanding section 41103X6XB) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended, no basic grant under subpart 1 of part A of title IV of that Act shall be awarded from funds appropriated for fiscal year 1990 to any student who is attending on a less than half-time basis: Provided further. That any institution participating in any loan program authorized under part B of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended, with a default rate, as determined by the Secretary, that exceeds 30 per centum shall implement a pro rata refund policy that complies with minimum standards established by the Secretary in regulations, for any title IV aid recipient who withdraws before the earlier of six months from the beginning of the course of study for which the loan was received, or the date on which the student completes one-half of that course and these provisos, except as specifically indicated, shall apply to all fiscal year 1990 funds, which shall remain available 20 USC 1070a until September 30, 1991: Provided further. That the maximum Pell note. grant that a student may receive in the 1990-91 award year shall be $2,300. GUARANTEED STUDENT LOANS (UQUIDATION OF CONTRACT AUTHORITY) For payment of obligations incurred under contract authority entered into pursuant to title IV, part B, of the Higher Education Act, as amended, $3,826,314,000. — HIGHER EDUCATION For carrying out, to the extent not otherwise provided for, titles I, III, IV, sections 501, 523, and subpart 1 of part D of title V, and titles XII, VI, VII, VIII, IX, and X of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 and section 140(b) of Public Law 100-202, $632,736,000, of which up to $18,128,000 for endowment activities under section 332 of part C of title III and $22,744,000 for interest subsidies under part D of title VII shall remain available until expended: Provided, That $8,740,000 provided herein for carrying out subpart 6 of part A of title IV shall be available notwithstanding sections 419G(b) and 4191(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1070d-37(b) and 1070d-39(a)); Provided further. That $1,456,000 of the amount provided herein for subpart 4 of part A of title IV of the Higher Education Act shall be for an evaluation of Special Programs for the Disadvantaged to examine the effectiveness of current programs and to identify program improvements.