TITLE IV--STUDENT ASSISTANCE
Part A--Grants to Students
SEC. 409. ROBERT C. BYRD HONORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
(a) FAS ELIGIBILITY- Section 419D (20 U.S.C. 1070d-34) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
`(e) FAS ELIGIBILITY-
`(1) FISCAL YEARS 2000 THROUGH 2004- Notwithstanding any other provision of this subpart, in the case of students from the Freely Associated States who may be selected to receive a scholarship under this subpart for the first time for any of the fiscal years 2000 through 2004--
`(A) there shall be 10 scholarships in the aggregate awarded to such students for each of the fiscal years 2000 through 2004; and
`(B) the Pacific Regional Educational Laboratory shall administer the program under this subpart in the case of scholarships for students in the Freely Associated States.
`(2) TERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY- A student from the Freely Associated States shall not be eligible to receive a scholarship under this subpart after September 30, 2004.'.
(b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS- Section 419K (20 U.S.C. 1070d-41) is amended by striking `$10,000,000 for fiscal year 1993' and inserting `$45,000,000 for fiscal year 1999'.
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