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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2894 42 USC 8629.

PUBLIC LAW 98-558—OCT. 30, 1984

of this Act shall apply with respect to the report submitted under such section 2610 for fiscal year 1984. TITLE VII—POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM AMENDMENT TO TITLE V OF THE HIGHER EDUCATION ACT OF 1965

SEC. 701. Title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965 is amended by inserting after part D the following new parts E and F: "PART E—CARL D. PERKINS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM "DECLARATION OF PURPOSE; AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS

20 USC iii9d.

"SEC. 561. (a) It is the purpose of this part to make available, through grants to the States, scholarships during fiscal years 1986 through 1990 to a maximum of ten thousand individuals who are outstanding high school graduates and who demonstrate an interest in teaching, in order to enable and encourage those individuals to pursue teaching careers in education at the elementary or secondary level. Such scholarships shall be referred to as 'Carl D. Perkins Scholarships'. "(b) There are authorized to be appropriated $20,000,000 for fiscal year 1986, $21,000,000 for fiscal year 1987, $22,000,000 for fiscal year 1988, and $23,000,000 for fiscal year 1989, for Carl D. Perkins Scholarships to eligible students under this part. "ALLOCATION AMONG STATES

20 USC iii9d-i.

"SEC. 562. (a) From the sums appropriated pursuant to section 561 for any fiscal year, the Secretary shall allocate to any State an amount which bears as nearly as possible the same ratio to such sums as the number of persons in that State bears to the number of persons in all States. "(b) For the purpose of this section, the number of persons in a State and in all States shall be determined by the most recently available data from the United States Census Bureau. "GRANT APPLICATIONS

20 USC iii9d-2.

20 USC 1070c.

"SEC. 563. (a) The Secretary is authorized to make grants to States in accordance with the provisions of this part. In order to receive a grant under this part, a State shall submit an application at such time or times, in such manner, and containing such information as the Secretary may prescribe by regulation. Such application shall set forth a program of activities for carrying out the purposes set forth in section 561(a) in such detail as will enable the Secretary to determine the degree to which such program will accomplish such purposes and such other policies, procedures, and assurances as the Secretary may require by regulation. "(b) The Secretary shall approve an application only if the application— "(1) describes the selection criteria and procedures to be used by the State in the selection of scholarships under this part which satisfy the provisions of this part; "(2) designates the State agency which administers the program under subpart 3 of part A of title IV, relating to State