H. R. 5746
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 10, 2018
Mr. Aguilar (for himself, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Correa, Mr. Veasey, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Mr. Serrano, Mr. Hastings, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Ms. Kelly of Illinois, Ms. Hanabusa, Mr. Brown of Maryland, Mr. Lowenthal, Ms. Fudge, Mr. Bishop of Georgia, Mr. Butterfield, Mr. Rush, and Mr. Carbajal) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services
To amend the Cyber Scholarship Program of the Department of Defense to require additional considerations in the award of scholarships and grants under the Program.
This Act may be cited as the
Offering Promising Persons Occupations Relevant To Upholding National Interests For Years Act of 2018 or the
OPPORTUNITY Act of 2018.
Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program scholarships and grants
Section 2200c of title 10, United States Code, is amended—
by inserting before
In the selection the following:
Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Education
by adding at the end the following new subsection:
Certain Institutions of Higher Education
In the selection of a recipient for the award of a scholarship or grant under this chapter, consideration shall be given to whether—
in the case of a scholarship, the institution of higher education at which the recipient pursues a degree is an institution described in section 371(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1067q(a)); and
in the case of a grant, the recipient is an institution described in such section.
The heading of section 2200c of title 10, United States Code, is amended to read as follows:
Special considerations in awarding scholarships and grants
Table of sections
The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 112 of title 10, United States Code, is amended by striking the item relating to section 2200c and inserting the following new item:
2200c. Special considerations in awarding scholarships and grants.