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PART C-INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC POLICY
SEC.621. [20 U.S.C. 1131] MINORITY FOREIGN SERVICE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
(a) ESTABLISHMENT.-The Secretary is authorized to award a grant, on a competitive basis, to an eligible recipient to enable such recipient to establish an Institute for International Public Policy (hereafter in this part referred to as the "Institute"). The Institute shall conduct a program to significantly increase the numbers of African Americans and other underrepresented minorities in the international service, including private international voluntary organizations and the foreign service of the United States. Such program shall include a program for such students to study abroad in their junior year, fellowships for graduate study, internships, intensive academic programs such as summer institutes, or intensive language training.
(b) DEFINITION OF ELIGIBLE RECIPIENT.
(1) IN GENERAL.-For the purpose of this part, the term "eligible recipient" means a consortium consisting of 1 or more of the following entities:
(A) An institution eligible for assistance under part B of title III of this Act.
(B) An institution of higher education which serves substantial numbers of African American or other underrepresented minority students.
(C) An institution of higher education with programs in training foreign service professionals.
(2) HOST INSTITUTION.-Each eligible recipient receiving a grant under this section shall designate an institution of higher education as the host institution for the Institute.
(c) APPLICATION.-Each eligible recipient desiring a grant under this section shall submit an application at such time, in such manner, and accompanied by such information as the Secretary may reasonably require.
(d) DURATION.-Grants made pursuant to this section shall be awarded for a period not to exceed 5 years.
(e) MATCH REQUIRED.-The eligible recipient of a grant under this section shall contribute to the conduct of the program supported by the grant an amount from non-Federal sources equal to at least one-half the amount of the grant, which contribution may be in cash or in kind.
SEC. 622. [20 U.S.C. 1131-1] INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
(a) IN GENERAL.-The Institute shall award grants, from amounts available to the Institute for each fiscal year, to historically Black colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, Tribally Controlled Colleges or Universities, and minority institutions, to enable such colleges, universities, and institutions to strengthen international affairs programs.
(b) APPLICATION.-No grant may be made by the Institute unless an application is made by the college, university, or institution at such time, in such manner, and accompanied by such information as the Institute may require.
(c) DEFINITIONS.-In this section
(1) the term "historically Black college and university" has the meaning given the term in section 322;
(2) the term "Hispanic-serving institution" has the meaning given the term in section 502;
(3) the term "Tribally Controlled College or University" has the meaning given the term in section 2 of the Tribally Controlled College or University Assistance Act of 1978 (25 U.S.C. 1801); and
(4) the term "minority institution" has the meaning given the term in section 365.
SEC. 623. [20 U.S.C. 1131a] STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM.
(a) PROGRAM AUTHORITY.-The Institute shall conduct, by grant or contract, a junior year abroad program. The junior year abroad program shall be open to eligible students at institutions of higher education, including historically Black colleges and universities as defined in section 322 of this Act, tribally controlled Indian community colleges as defined in the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978, and other institutions of higher education with significant minority student populations. Eligible student expenses shall be shared by the Institute and the institution at which the student is in attendance. Each student may spend not more than 9 months abroad in a program of academic study, as well as social, familial and political interactions designed to foster an understanding of and familiarity with the language, culture, economics and governance of the host country.
(b) DEFINITION OF ELIGIBLE STUDENT.-For the purpose of this section, the term "eligible student" means a student that is—
(1) enrolled full-time in a baccalaureate degree program at an institution of higher education; and
(2) entering the third year of study, or completing the third year of study in the case of a summer abroad program, at an institution of higher education which nominates such student for participation in the study abroad program.
(c) SPECIAL RULE.-An institution of higher education desiring to send a student on the study abroad program shall enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Institute under which such institution of higher education agrees to—
(1) provide the requisite academic preparation for students participating in the study abroad or internship programs;
(2) pay one-third the cost of each student it nominates for participation in the study abroad program; and
(3) meet such other requirements as the Secretary may from time to time, by regulation, reasonably require.
SEC. 624. [20 U.S.C. 1131b] MASTERS DEGREE IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.
The Institute shall provide, in cooperation with the other members participating in the eligible recipient consortium, a program of study leading to a masters degree in international relations. The masters degree program designed by the consortia shall be reviewed and approved by the Secretary. The Institute may grant fellowships in an amount not to exceed the level of support comparable to that provided by the National Science Foundation grad
uate fellowships, except such amount shall be adjusted as necessary so as not to exceed the fellow's demonstrated level of need according to measurement of need approved by the Secretary. A fellowship recipient shall agree to undertake full-time study and to enter the international service (including work with private international voluntary organizations) or foreign service of the United States
SEC. 625. [20 U.S.C. 1131c] INTERNSHIPS.
(a) IN GENERAL.-The Institute shall enter into agreements with historically Black colleges and universities as defined in section 322 of this Act, tribally controlled Indian community colleges as defined in the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978, other institutions of higher education with significant numbers of minority students, and institutions of higher education with programs in training foreign service professionals, to provide academic year internships during the junior and senior year and summer internships following the sophomore and junior academic years, by work placements with an international voluntary or government organizations or agencies, including the Agency for International Development, the United States Information Agency, the International Monetary Fund, the National Security Council, the Organization of American States, the Export-Import Bank, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the Department of State, Office of the United States Trade Representative, the World Bank, and the United Nations.
(b) POSTBACCALAUREATE INTERNSHIPS.-The Institute shall enter into agreements with institutions of higher education described in the first sentence of subsection (a) to conduct internships for students who have completed study for a baccalaureate degree. The internship program authorized by this subsection shall
(1) assist the students to prepare for a master's degree program;
(2) be carried out with the assistance of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars;
(3) contain work experience for the students designed to contribute to the students' preparation for a master's degree program; and
(4) be assisted by the Interagency Committee on Minority Careers in International Affairs established under subsection (c).
(c) INTERAGENCY COMMITTEE ON MINORITY CAREERS IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS.
(1) ESTABLISHMENT.-There is established in the executive branch of the Federal Government an Interagency Committee on Minority Careers in International Affairs composed of not less than 7 members, including
(A) the Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services of the Department of Agriculture, or the Under Secretary's designee;
(B) the Assistant Secretary and Director General, of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service of the Department of Commerce, or the Assistant Secretary and Director General's designee;
(C) the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness of the Department of Defense, or the Under Secretary's designee;
(D) the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education in the Department of Education, or the Assistant Secretary's designee;
(E) the Director General of the Foreign Service of the Department of State, or the Director General's designee;
(F) the General Counsel of the Agency for International Development, or the General Counsel's designee; and
(G) the Associate Director for Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Information Agency, or the Associate Director's designee.
(2) FUNCTIONS.-The Interagency Committee established by this section shall
(A) on an annual basis inform the Secretary and the Institute regarding ways to advise students participating in the internship program assisted under this section with respect to goals for careers in international affairs;
(B) locate for students potential internship opportunities in the Federal Government related to international affairs; and
(C) promote policies in each department and agency participating in the Committee that are designed to carry out the objectives of this part.
SEC. 626. [20 U.S.C. 1131d] REPORT.
The Institute shall annually prepare a report on the activities of the Institute and shall submit such report to the Secretary of Education and the Secretary of State.
SEC. 627. [20 U.S.C. 1131e] GIFTS AND DONATIONS.
The Institute is authorized to receive money and other property donated, bequeathed, or devised to the Institute with or without a condition of restriction, for the purpose of providing financial support for the fellowships or underwriting the cost of the Junior Year Abroad Program. All funds or property given, devised, or bequeathed shall be retained in a separate account, and an accounting of those funds and property shall be included in the annual report described in section 626.
SEC. 628. [20 U.S.C. 1131f] AUTHORIZATION.
There is authorized to be appropriated $10,000,000 for fiscal year 1999 and such sums as may be necessary for each of the 4 succeeding fiscal years to carry out this part.
PART D-GENERAL PROVISIONS
SEC. 631. [20 U.S.C. 1132] DEFINITIONS.
(a) DEFINITIONS.-As used in this title
(1) the term "area studies" means a program of comprehensive study of the aspects of a society or societies, including study of its history, culture, economy, politics, international relations and languages;
(2) the term "international business" means profit-oriented business relationships conducted across national boundaries and includes activities such as the buying and selling of goods, investments in industries, the licensing of processes, patents and trademarks, and the supply of services;
(3) the term "export education" means educating, teaching and training to provide general knowledge and specific skills pertinent to the selling of goods and services to other countries, including knowledge of market conditions, financial arrangements, laws and procedures;
(4) the term "internationalization of curricula" means the incorporation of international or comparative perspectives in existing courses of study or the addition of new components to the curricula to provide an international context for American business education;
(5) the term "comprehensive language and area center" means an administrative unit of a university that contributes significantly to the national interest in advanced research and scholarship, employs a critical mass of scholars in diverse disciplines related to a geographic concentration, offers intensive language training in languages of its area specialization, maintains important library collections related to the area, and makes training available in language and area studies to a graduate, postgraduate, and undergraduate clientele; and
(6) the term "undergraduate language and area center" means an administrative unit of an institution of higher education, including but not limited to 4-year colleges, that contributes significantly to the national interest through the education and training of students who matriculate into advanced language and area studies programs, professional school programs, or incorporates substantial international and foreign language content into baccalaureate degree programs, engages in research, curriculum development and community outreach activities designed to broaden international and foreign language knowledge, employs faculty with strong language, area, and international studies credentials, maintains library holdings, including basic reference works, journals, and works in translation, and makes training available predominantly to undergraduate students;
(7) the term "critical languages" means each of the languages contained in the list of critical languages designated by the Secretary pursuant to section 212(d) of the Education for Economic Security Act (50 Fed. Reg. 149, 31413), except that, in the implementation of this definition, the Secretary may set priorities according to the purposes of this title;
(8) the term "institution of higher education" means, in addition to institutions which meet the definition of section 101 of this Act, institutions which meet the requirements of section 101 of this Act except that (1) they are not located in the United States, and (2) they apply for assistance under this title in consortia with institutions which meet the definition of section 101 of this Act; and
(9) the term "educational programs abroad" means programs of study, internships, or service learning outside the