The Foundation is authorized, in accordance with the provisions of this subchapter, to establish and carry out a program of graduate fellowships for the purpose of encouraging and assisting promising students to continue their education and research in mathematics, science, and engineering.
(Pub. L. 98-377, title I, Sec. 105, as added Pub. L. 99-159, title II, Sec. 201, Nov. 22, 1985, 99 Stat. 896.)