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74-32,112.Citation of act; legislative findings and declaration of intention. (a) This act shall be known and may be cited as the Kansas ethnic minority fellowship program.

(b) The legislature hereby finds that: (1) The enrollment of certain ethnic minority students in graduate programs is low and declining; and (2) the ratio of graduate students who receive teaching and research assistantships is lower for ethnic minority students than for Caucasian students.

(c) The legislature hereby declares that it is the intention of this act to provide for a program under which the state in cooperation with the state educational institutions may award grants of financial assistance in the form of fellowships to qualified ethnic minority graduate students as a means of recruiting and retaining ethnic minority students in the graduate programs of the state educational institutions in order to enhance the diversity of the student population.

History: L. 1993, ch. 47, § 1; L. 2001, ch. 151, § 27; July 1.



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