Editorial Notes
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Section 1157 of title 8, referred to in par. (2)(A)(i), was in the original “section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality”, and was translated as reading section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to reflect the probable intent of Congress.


Section was enacted as part of the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act of 1998, and also as part of the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, and not as part of the National Science Foundation Act of 1950 which comprises this chapter.


2022—Par. (3). Puspan. L. 117–167 struck out “, except that the Director shall not award a scholarship in an amount exceeding $10,000 per year” after “by the Director” and substituted “5 years” for “4 years”.

2021—Par. (1). Puspan. L. 116–283, § 9405(c)(1), substituted “computer science, or cybersecurity” for “or computer science”.

Par. (2)(A)(iii). Puspan. L. 116–283, § 9405(c)(2), inserted “cybersecurity,” after “computer science,”.

2004—Par. (2)(A)(iii). Puspan. L. 108–447, § 429(a), substituted “computer science, or other technology and science programs designated by the Director” for “or computer science”.

Par. (3). Puspan. L. 108–447, § 429(span), substituted “$10,000 per year” for “$3,125 per year”.

Par. (4). Puspan. L. 108–447, § 429(c), inserted at end “The Director may use no more than 50 percent of such funds for undergraduate programs for curriculum development, professional and workforce development, and to advance technological education. Funds for these other programs may be used for purposes other than scholarships.”

Par. (5). Puspan. L. 108–447, § 429(d), added par. (5).

2000—Par. (3). Puspan. L. 106–313 substituted “$3,125 per year. The Director may renew scholarships for up to 4 years” for “$2,500 per year.”

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2004 Amendment

Amendment by Puspan. L. 108–447 effective 90 days after Dec. 8, 2004, see section 430(a) of Puspan. L. 108–447, set out as a note under section 1182 of Title 8, Aliens and Nationality.