98 STAT. 1286
PUBLIC LAW 98-377—AUG. 11, 1984
the school district of such agency who are enrolled in private elementary and secondary schools, provision is made for the participation of such children in the program assisted under this title; (6) provide assurances that consideration is given to programs and activities designed to meet the needs of underrepresented and underserved populations; (7) provide assurances that in the consideration of applications submitted under section 307(a) that equitable consideration is given to applications submitted by private and public institutions of higher education; and (8) provide such additional assurances as the Foundation determines essential to ensure compliance with the requirements of this title. (b) A regional consortium of applicants in two or more States may file a joint application under the provisions of subsection (a) of this section. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Grants. 20 USC 3986.
SEC. 307. Each applicant within a State which desires to receive a grant under this title shall submit the application prepared in accordance with section 306 to the State agency on higher education or the State educational agency, as the case may be, for approval and shall submit the approved application to the Foundation under section 306. Each such application shall be submitted jointly by the local educational agency in the case of activities described in section 305(a), or an institution of higher education in the case of activities described in section 305(b), and each business concern or other party that is to participate in the program for which assistance is sought. APPROVAL OF APPLICATIONS
20 USC 3987.
SEC. 308. (a)(1) The Foundation shall establish criteria for approval of applications under this title. (2) No application may be approved by the Foundation unless the State educational agency or the State agency for higher education, as the case may be, determines that the application is consistent with State plans for elementary and secondary education or State plans for higher education, as the case may be, in the State. (b) The Foundation shall adopt approval procedures designed to assure that there is equitable distribution of grants among the States. PAYMENTS; FEDERAL SHARE; LIMITATION
20 USC 3988.
SEC. 309. (a)(1) The Foundation shall pay, to each applicant having an application approved under section 308, the Federal share of the cost of the program described in the application. (2) The Federal share for each fiscal year shall be 50 per centum. (3) The non-Federal share of payments under this title may be in cash or in kind, fairly evaluated, including plant, equipment, or services. (b) Not more than 15 per centum of the funds appropriated under this title in any fiscal year may be paid to applicants in any single State.