S.2954 - Dr. Nancy Foster Marine Biology Scholarship Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hollings, Ernest F. [D-SC] (Introduced 07/27/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/27/2000 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2954 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Dr. Nancy Foster Marine Biology Scholarship Act - Directs the Secretary of Commerce to establish the Dr. Nancy Foster Marine Biology Scholarship Program for the award and administration of graduate education scholarships in marine biological or oceanographic science studies to recognize outstanding scholarship by a woman or an member of a minority group in marine biological or oceanographic science studies and to encourage independent graduate level research in marine biology.
Introduced in Senate (07/27/2000)
Requires the amount of each scholarship to be provided directly to each recipient selected by the Secretary upon receipt of certification that the recipient will adhere to a specific and detailed plan of study and research approved by the sponsoring institution. Provides for repayment of the award in the case of fraud or noncompliance.
Requires the Secretary to make one percent of the amount appropriated each fiscal year to carry out the National Marine Sanctuaries Act available for such scholarships.