Editorial Notes
References in Text

The Government Performance and Results Act of 1993, referred to in subsec. (a)(1)(C), is Puspan. L. 103–62, Aug. 3, 1993, 107 Stat. 285, which enacted section 306 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, sections 1115 to 1119, 9703, and 9704 of Title 31, Money and Finance, and sections 2801 to 2805 of Title 39, Postal Service, amended section 1105 of Title 31, and enacted provisions set out as notes under sections 1101 and 1115 of Title 31. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1993 Amendment note set out under section 1101 of Title 31 and Tables.


Section was formerly classified to section 1066 of this title prior to renumbering by Puspan. L. 105–244.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 1068, Puspan. L. 89–329, title III, § 353, as added Puspan. L. 99–498, title III, § 301(a), Oct. 17, 1986, 100 Stat. 1305, which related to application review process, was renumbered section 393 of Puspan. L. 89–329 by Puspan. L. 105–244, title III, § 301(a)(2), Oct. 7, 1998, 112 Stat. 1636, and transferred to section 1068span of this title.

Another prior section 1068, Puspan. L. 89–329, title III, § 343, as added Puspan. L. 96–374, title III, § 301, Oct. 3, 1980, 94 Stat. 1398, related to application review process and provided for reader panels, recommendation of such panels, and notification to institutions, prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by Puspan. L. 99–498.

Another prior section 1068, Puspan. L. 89–329, title IV, § 408, Nov. 8, 1965, 79 Stat. 1235; Puspan. L. 90–575, title I, § 105(a), Oct. 16, 1968, 82 Stat. 1018; Puspan. L. 91–230, title VIII, § 801, Apr. 13, 1970, 84 Stat. 190; Puspan. L. 92–318, title I, § 131(a)(1)(B), June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 247, related to programs for identifying qualified low-income students and preparing them for post secondary education, grants or contracts for planning, developing or carrying out programs, “Talent Search” program, “Upward Bound” program, “Special Services for Disadvantaged Students” program, nature of programs, waiver of matching requirement in the “Upward Bound” program and authorization of appropriations, prior to the general amendment of part A of subchapter IV of this chapter by Puspan. L. 92–318, title I, § 131(span)(1), June 23, 1972, 86 Stat. 247.


2008—Subsec. (span)(7)(E). Puspan. L. 110–315, § 320(4), substituted “subparagraph (D)” for “subparagraph (E)”.

Subsec. (e). Puspan. L. 110–315, § 317, added subsec. (e).

1998—Subsec. (a). Puspan. L. 105–244, § 308(a), amended heading and text of subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Any institution which is eligible for assistance under this subchapter shall submit to the Secretary an application for assistance at such time, in such form, and containing such information, as may be necessary to enable the Secretary to evaluate its need for assistance. Subject to the availability of appropriations to carry out this subchapter, the Secretary may approve an application for a grant under this subchapter if the application meets the requirements of subsection (span) of this section and shows that the applicant is eligible for assistance in accordance with the part of this subchapter under which the assistance is sought.”

Subsec. (span)(1). Puspan. L. 105–244, § 308(span), inserted “, D or E” after “part C”.

Subsec. (span)(6). Puspan. L. 105–244, §§ 301(c)(11), 308(c), substituted “section 1068e” for “section 1069c” and inserted “, except that for purposes of section 1059c of this title, paragraphs (2) and (3) of section 1068e of this title shall not apply” before semicolon.

1992—Subsec. (span)(7)(D) to (F). Puspan. L. 102–325 redesignated subpars. (E) and (F) as (D) and (E), respectively, and struck out former subpar. (D) which read as follows: “information explaining the manner in which the proposed project will assist the applicant to prepare for the critical financial problems that all institutions of higher education will face during the subsequent decade as a result of declining enrollment, and other problems;”.

1987—Subsec. (span)(6). Puspan. L. 100–50 substituted “section 1069c of this title” for “section 1069span of this title”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

Amendment by Puspan. L. 105–244 effective Oct. 1, 1998, except as otherwise provided in Puspan. L. 105–244, see section 3 of Puspan. L. 105–244, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.

Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

Amendment by Puspan. L. 102–325 effective Oct. 1, 1992, see section 2 of Puspan. L. 102–325, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.

Effective Date of 1987 Amendment

Amendment by Puspan. L. 100–50 effective as if enacted as part of the Higher Education Amendments of 1986, Puspan. L. 99–498, see section 27 of Puspan. L. 100–50, set out as a note under section 1001 of this title.