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Page_white_text S1650: A bill to establish a digital and wireless network technology program, and for other purposes    [0 comments]

  • Max Cleland Minority Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology Opportunity Act - Establishes within the National Science Foundation (NSF) an Office of Minority Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology to: (1) award grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements (assistance) to eligible institutions to provide educational instruction in digital and wireless network technologies; and (2) strengthen the national digital and wireless infrastructure by increasing national investment in telecommunications and technology infrastructure at eligible institutions.
  • Requires the NSF Director to establish an advisory council on the best approaches for involving eligible institutions in supported activities and for reviewing and evaluating submitted proposals. Requires the council to include members from minority serving institutions.
  • Makes the following institutions eligible for such assistance: (1) a historically Black college or university; (2) a Hispanic-, Alaska Native-, or Native Hawaiian-serving institution; (3) a tribally controlled college or university; or (4) an institution determined to have enrolled a substantial number of minority, low-income students who received assistance under the Higher Education Act of 1965. Provides a matching funds requirement.
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WorldS1650 at GovTrack BookS1650 at the Library of Congress
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Photo Democrat
Massachusetts
http://kerry.senate.gov/

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Sen. Barbara Boxer [D, CA]
Sen. Trent Lott [R, MS]
Sen. Mark Pryor [D, AR]
Sen. Gordon Smith [R, OR]
Sen. Ted Stevens [R, AK]
Sen. John Warner [R, VA]
Sen. Jim Webb [D, VA]
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