United States Code

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§ 278g–2.
Post-doctoral fellowship program
(a)
In general

The Institute and the National Academy of Sciences, jointly, shall establish and conduct a post-doctoral fellowship program, subject to the availability of appropriations.

(b)
Organization

The post-doctoral fellowship program shall include not less than 20 new fellows per fiscal year.

(c)
Evaluations

In evaluating applications for post-doctoral fellowships under this section, the Director of the Institute and the President of the National Academy of Sciences shall give consideration to the goal of promoting the participation of individuals identified in sections 1885a and 1885b of title 42 in research areas supported by the Institute.

(Mar. 3, 1901, ch. 872, § 19, as added Pub. L. 99–574, § 8(a), Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3238; amended Pub. L. 100–418, title V, § 5115(a)(1), Aug. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 1433; Pub. L. 104–113, § 8(3), Mar. 7, 1996, 110 Stat. 779; Pub. L. 110–69, title III, § 3015, Aug. 9, 2007, 121 Stat. 599; Pub. L. 111–358, title IV, §§ 406(b), 407(a), Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 4004; Pub. L. 114–329, title III, § 306(c), Jan. 6, 2017, 130 Stat. 3010.)
cite as: 15 USC 278g-2