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house Bill H.R. 512

Dr. Rita Hocog Inos Territorial Fellowship Act

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      house Committees
      House Committee on Natural Resources
      Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs
    IntroducedFebruary 5th, 2013

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Title

Dr. Rita Hocog Inos Territorial Fellowship Act

Official Title

To encourage students from American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands to become civically engaged through local and Federal government fellowships.

Summary

Dr. Rita Hocog Inos Territorial Fellowship Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to establish the Dr. Rita Hocog Inos Fellowship Program to award local government and federal government fellowships to qualified students from American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands. Allows a fellow to receive either a specified stipend or academic credit toward graduation for participating in an internship. Defines a "qualified student" as a student who is a U.S. citizen, domiciled in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands, and enrolled in a degree or certificate program at an institution of higher education.

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