S.991 - Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard [D-IL] (Introduced 03/27/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||03/27/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
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Summary: S.991 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/27/2007)
Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation Act of 2007 - Establishes in the executive branch the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Foundation to carry out this Act under the authorities of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961.
Requires the Foundation to award grants, increasingly for study in nontraditional study abroad destinations, to: (1) U.S. students; (2) nongovernmental institutions that provide and promote study abroad opportunities for U.S. students, in consortium with institutions of higher education (IHEs); and (3) IHEs, individually or in consortium.