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108 STAT. 3734 PUBLIC LAW 103-382—OCT. 20, 1994 "(2) to provide assistance for stipends and costs related to tuition, fees and books for enrolling in courses required to complete the degree and certification requirements to become bilingual education teachers; and '(3) for programs to introduce secondary school students to careers in bilingual education teaching that are coordinated with other activities assisted under this section. "(d) SPECIAL CONSIDERATION.—The Secretary shall give special consideration to applications under this section which provide for— "(1) participant completion of baccalaureate and master's degree teacher education proCTams, and certification requirements and may include effective employment placement activities; "(2) development of teacher proficiency in English a second language, including demonstrating proficiency in the instructional use of English and, as appropriate, a second language in classroom contexts; "(3) coordination with the Federal TRIO programs under chapter 1 of part A of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, the National Mini Corps under subpart 1 of part F of title V of such Act, the Teacher Corps program under subpart 3 of part C of title V of such Act, and the National Community and Service Trust Act of 1993 programs, and other programs for the recruitment and retention of bilingual students in secondary and postsecondary programs to train to become bilingual educators; and "(4) the applicant's contribution of additional student financial aid to participating students. 20 USC 7475. "SEC. 7145. GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION PRO- GRAM. " (a) AUTHORIZATION. — "(1) IN GENERAL. —The Secretary may award fellowships for masters, doctoral, and post-doctoral study related to instruction of children and youth of limited-English proficiency in such areas as teacher training, program administration, research and evaluation, and curriculum development, and for the support of dissertation research related to such study. "(2) NUMBER. — For fiscal year 1994 not less than 500 fellowships leading to a master's or doctorate degree shall be awarded under this section. "(3) INFORMATION. —The Secretary shall include information on the operation and the number of fellowships awarded under the fellowship program in the evaluation required under section 7149. "(b) FELLOWSHIP REQUIREMENTS.— "(1) IN GENERAL. — Any person receiving a fellowship under this section shall agree to— "(A) work in an activity related to the program or in an activity such as an activity authorized under this part, including work as a bilingual education teacher, for a period of time equivalent to the period of time during which such person receives assistance under this section; or "(B) repay such assistance. "(2) REGULATIONS.— The Secretary shall establish in regulations such terms and conditions for such agreement as the