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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

90 STAT. 2282

Review and evaluation.

Notice. Written contract.

Ante, p. 2268.

PUBLIC LAW 94-484—OCT. 12, 1976 under section 754 in the case of the individual's breach of the contract; and " (2) such other information as may be necessary for the individual to understand the individual's prospective participation in the Scholarship Program and service in the Corps. The application form, contract form, and all other information furnished by the Secretary under this subpart shall be written in a manner calculated to be understood by the average individual applying to participate in the Scholarship Program. The Secretary shall make such application forms, contract forms, and other information available to individuals desiring to participate in the Scholarship Program on a date sufficiently early to insure that such individuals have adequate time to carefully review and evaluate such forms and information. "(d) In determining which applications under the Scholarship Program to approve (and which contracts to accept), the Secretary shall give priority— "(1) first, to applications made (and contracts submitted) by individuals who have previously received scholarships under the Scholarship Program or under section 758; and "(2) second, to applications made (and contracts submitted)— " (A) in the school year ending in the fiscal year beginning October 1, 1977, by individuals who are entering their first or second year of study in a course of study or program described in subsection (b)(1)(B) in such school year; and "(B) in each school year thereafter, by individuals who are entering their first year of study in a course of study or program described in subsection (b)(1)(B) in such school year. "(e)(1) An individual becomes a participant in the Scholarship Program only upon the Secretary's approval of the individual's application submitted under subsection (b)(3) and the Secretary's acceptance of the contract submitted by the individual under subsection (b)(4). "(2) The Secretary shall provide written notice to an individual promptly upon the Secretary's approving, under paragraph (1), of the individual's participation in the Scholarship Program. "(f) The written contract (referred to in this subpart) between the Secretary and an indiAddual shall contain— "(1) an agreement that— "(A) subject to paragraph (2), the Secretary agrees (i) to provide the individual with a scholarship (described in subsection (g)) in each such school year or years for a period of years (not to exceed four school years) determined by the individual, during which period the individual is pursuing a course of study described in subsection (b)(1)(B), and (li) to accept (subject to the availability of appropriated funds for carrying out subpart II of part C of title III) the individual into the Corps (or for equivalent service as otherwise provided in this subpart); and "(B) subject to paragraph (2), the individual agrees— "(i) to accept provision of such a scholarship to the individual; "(ii) to maintain enrollment in a course of study described in subsection (b)(1)(B) until the individual completes the course of study; "(iii) while enrolled in such course of study, to maintain an acceptable level of academic standing (as deter-