National Science Foundation: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on Amendments to National Science Foundation Act, and Related Legislation ...

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Considers legislation to authorize NSF grant programs for engineering and science education.
 

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Page 37 - Act; (c) to enter into contracts or other arrangements, or modifications thereof, for the carrying on, by organizations or individuals in the United States and foreign countries, including other government agencies of the United States and of foreign countries, of such basic scientific research activities...
Page 8 - Nothing contained in this Act shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution or school system...
Page 36 - Board, at which the first order of business shall be the election of a chairman and a vice chairman. (d) The Board shall meet annually on the first Monday in December and at such other times as the Chairman may determine, but he shall also call a meeting whenever one-third of the members so request in •writing. A majority of the voting members of the Board shall constitute a quorum.
Page 97 - ... at accredited nonprofit American or nonprofit foreign institutions of higher education, selected by the recipient of such aid, for stated periods of time.
Page 98 - States, or with any person, firm, association, or corporation, and such contracts or other arrangements, or modifications thereof, may be entered into without legal consideration, without performance or other bonds, and without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes...
Page 25 - The Foundation is authorized to award, within the limits of funds made available specifically for such purpose pursuant to section 16, scholarships and graduate fellowships for scientific study or scientific work in the mathematical, physical, medical, biological, engineering, and other sciences at...
Page 38 - ... be exercised only with the approval of the Secretary of State, to the end that such authority shall be exercised in such manner as is consistent with the foreign policy objectives of the United States.
Page 177 - Authority to make grants or contracts for the conduct of basic or applied scientific research at nonprofit institutions of higher education, or at nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose...
Page 98 - ... without performance or other bonds, and without regard to section 3709 of the Revised Statutes, as amended (41...
Page 161 - Dr. James R. Killian, Jr., Special Assistant to the President for Science and Technology...

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