S.601 - Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL] (Introduced 03/09/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/09/2017 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1748) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.601 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/09/2017)
Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act of 2017
This bill amends title VII (Graduate and Postsecondary Improvement Programs) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish, as part of the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) program, the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program.
It authorizes the Department of Education, under the FIPSE program, to award Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs), or consortia of IHEs, to provide and expand study abroad opportunities for undergraduate students.