H.R.1547 - Math and Science Incentive Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] (Introduced 04/12/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||03/29/2006 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1547 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/12/2005)
Math and Science Incentive Act of 2005 - Directs the Secretary of Education to carry out a program of assuming the obligation to pay up to $10,000 of interest on certain student loans under the Higher Education Act of 1965, for certain borrowers who agree to serve for five years as: (1) teachers of science, technology, engineering or mathematics at an elementary or secondary school; or (2) mathematics, science or engineering professionals.
Requires that selection of program participants from among eligible applicants be based on: (1) U.S. national security, homeland security, and economic security needs; and (2) the applicant's academic record or job performance. Allows other factors to be considered in such selection.