H.R.5142 - National Science Foundation Scholars Program Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] (Introduced 04/06/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Science|
|Latest Action:||04/19/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Research.|
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Summary: H.R.5142 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/06/2006)
National Science Foundation Scholars Program Act - Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation to provide competitive scholarships to students in undergraduate science, engineering, technology, or mathematics programs.
Requires the Director to award annual $5,000 grants to institutions of higher education attended by at least 10 such scholarship recipients to develop programs which provide: (1) such recipients with interaction, on a monthly basis, with speakers in the science, engineering, technology, or mathematics disciplines who work in business, industry, elementary or secondary education, museums, or other informal educational settings; (2) annual poster sessions through which recipients present their research efforts; (3) outreach to middle and high school students; and (4) recipient mentoring.
Requires the Director to establish a website where current, former, and potential scholarship recipients can share ideas, present work, and learn of research opportunities.