To Amend the National Science Foundation Act of 1950, as Amended: Hearings Before the Committee on Science and Astronautics, U.S. House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session on H.R. 8284. July 22, 23, and 24, 1959

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Committee Serial No. 41. Considers H.R. 8284, to amend National Science Foundation Act of 1950 to broaden NSF's spectrum of activities to embrace initiation and support of basic scientific research programs, together with training programs to encourage high school students to pursue scientific careers.
 

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Page 4 - ... (3) award fellowships and grants to institutions or individuals for training and workshops in the humanities. Fellowships awarded to individuals under this authority may be for the purpose of study or research at appropriate nonprofit institutions selected by the recipient of such aid, for stated periods of time...
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Page 2 - Foundation is authorized and directed— (1) to develop and encourage the pursuit of a national policy for the promotion of basic research and education in the sciences; (2) to initiate and support basic scientific research in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, and other sciences, by making contracts or other arrangements (including grants, loans, and other forms of assistance) for the conduct of such basic scientific research and to appraise the impact of research upon...
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Page 3 - Thereafter such election shall take place at the annual meeting occurring at the end of each such term. The Vice Chairman shall perform the duties of the Chairman in his absence. In case a vacancy occurs in the chairmanship or vice chairmanship, the Board shall elect a member to fill such vacancy.
Page 29 - I second the motion, Mr. Chairman. The CHAIRMAN. You have heard the motion duly seconded. All in favor of the amendment make known by saying aye.
Page 30 - American, served as director and chief counsel of the Select Committee on Astronautics and Space Exploration of the 85th Congress...
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Page 21 - Director in the exercise of any power granted by section 10 or ll(c) unless in each instance the Board has reviewed and approved the action proposed to be taken, or such action is taken pursuant to the terms of a delegation of authority from the Board or the Executive Committee to the Director.

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