Summary: H.R.3044 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3044. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/25/1991)

Defense Manufacturing Engineering Education Act of 1991 - Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education (the Secretary) to establish a program of grants to institutions of higher education to support enhancement of existing and establishment of new programs in manufacturing engineering education. Requires consultation with the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. Requires the Secretary and the NSF Director to enter into an agreement to coordinate such grant program with similar NSF programs, and for NSF assistance in administering and managing such grant program.

Sets forth requirements for programs of engineering supported by such grant awards. Requires such programs to be conducted at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Sets forth components for such consolidated and integrated multidisciplinary programs. Requires significant involvement of industry in such programs.

Sets forth requirements for grant proposals. Bases grant awards on merit competition. Sets forth minimum criteria for selection.

Authorizes appropriations to carry out such grant program for FY 1992 through 1997.