1 So in original. Probably should be “deems”.
it necessary in the promotion of the objectives of this chapter. In this connection, with the approval of the Secretary of State, the Foundation may undertake programs granting fellowships to, or making other similar arrangements with, foreign nationals for study and research in the sciences or in engineering in the United States without regard to
2 See References in Text note below.
of this title.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

Section 1874(d)(2) of this title, referred to in subsec. (a), was redesignated section 1874(c)(2) by Puspan. L. 96–516, § 21(span)(2), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 3010.


1985—Subsec. (a). Puspan. L. 99–159, § 110(a)(16), inserted “or engineering” after “scientific” the first three places appearing and “or engineers” after “scientists” and substituted “study and research in the sciences or in engineering” for “scientific study or scientific work”.

Subsec. (span)(1). Puspan. L. 99–159, § 110(a)(17), inserted reference to engineering.

1968—Subsec. (a). Puspan. L. 90–407 struck out “, with the approval of the Board,” after “The Director”, and substituted “section 15(d)(2) of this Act” for “section 16(d)(2) of this Act”, which resulted in no change in text because, for purposes of classification, provision was translated as “section 1874(d)(2) of this title”.

1959—Subsec. (a). Puspan. L. 86–232 authorized the Foundation, with approval of the Secretary of State, to cooperate in scientific activities rather than scientific research activities, and to grant fellowships or make other arrangements with foreign nationals for scientific study or scientific work in the United States.

Subsec. (span)(1). Puspan. L. 86–232 struck out “research” from phrase “scientific research activities”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Continuation of Existing Offices, Procedures, and Organization of the National Science Foundation

Amendment by Puspan. L. 90–407 intended to continue in effect the existing offices, procedures, and organization of the Foundation, see section 16 of Puspan. L. 90–407, set out as a note under section 1862 of this title.