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c. Submission of Paper Applications this notice and include these and other Dated: October 5, 2005.
by Hand Delivery. specific conditions in the GAN. The Sally L. Stroup,
If you qualify for an exception to the GAN also incorporates your approved Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary
electronic submission requirement, you application as part of your binding Education.
(or a courier service) may deliver your commitments under the grant. [FR Doc. 05–20394 Filed 10–11–05; 8:45 am]
paper application to the Department by BILLING CODE 4000–01–U
hand. You must deliver the original and 3. Reporting: At the end of your
two copies of your application by hand, project period, you must submit a final
on or before the application deadline performance report, including financial
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
date, to the Department at the following information, as directed by the
address: U.S. Department of Education, Secretary. If you receive a multi-year Office of Postsecondary Education;
Application Control Center, Attention: award, you must submit an annual Overview Information; Undergraduate
84.153A, 550 12th Street, SW., Room performance report that provides the International Studies and Foreign
7041, Potomac Center Plaza, most current performance and financial Language Program; Notice Inviting
Washington, DC 20202–4260. expenditure information as specified by Applications for New Awards for Fiscal
The Application Control Center the Secretary in 34 CFR 75.118. The Year (FY) 2006
accepts hand deliveries daily between 8 applicant is required to use the
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC electronic data instrument Evaluation of (CFDA) Number: 84.016A
time, except Saturdays, Sundays and Exchange, Language, International and Dates: Applications Available:
Federal holidays. Areas Studies (EELIAS) system to October 12, 2005. Deadline for
Note for Mail or Hand Delivery of Paper complete the final report. Transmittal of Applications: See the
Applications: If you mail or hand deliver chart listed under section IV.
VII. Agency Contact
your application to the Department: Application and Submission
(1) You must indicate on the envelope For Further Information Contact: Ms. Information, 3. Submission Dates and
and—if not provided by the Department—in
Tanyelle Richardson, International Times (chart). Deadline for
Item 4 of the Application for Federal
Education Assistance (SF 424) the CFDA Education Programs Service, U.S. Intergovernmental Review: See chart.
number—and suffix letter, if any—of the Department of Education, 1990 K Street, Eligible Applicants: (1) Institutions of
competition under which you are submitting NW., room 6017, Washington, DC higher education (IHEs); (2)
your application. 20006–8521. Telephone: (202) 502–7626 combinations of IHEs; (3) partnerships
(2) The Application Control Center will or by e-mail: between nonprofit educational
mail a grant application receipt organizations and IHEs; and (4) public
acknowledgment to you. If you do not receive tanyelle.richardson@ed.gov.
and private nonprofit agencies and
the grant application receipt If you use a telecommunications organizations, including professional
acknowledgment within 15 business days device for the deaf (TDD), you may call
from the application deadline date, you
and scholarly associations.
the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– Estimated Available Funds: The
should call the U.S. Department of Education
Application Control Center at (202) 245–
800–877–8339. Administration has requested
6288. Individuals with disabilities may $1,926,721 for new awards for this
obtain this document in an alternative program for FY 2006. The actual level
V. Application Review Information format (e.g., Braille, large print, of funding, if any, depends on final
Selection Criteria: The selection audiotape, or computer diskette) on congressional action. However, we are
criteria for this program are in 34 CFR request to the program contact person inviting applications to allow enough
661.31 and are as follows: (a) Need for listed in this section. time to complete the grant process if
the project (25 points); (b) plan of Congress appropriates funds for this
VIII. Other Information program.
operation (20 points); (c) qualifications
of the key personnel (10 points); (d) Estimated Range of Awards:
Electronic Access to This Document: Single Institution: $50,000–$90,000.
budget and cost effectiveness (15 You may view this document, as well as
points); (e) evaluation plan (25 points); Consortial/Organization/Associations:
all other documents of this Department $80,000–$140,000.
and (f) adequacy of resources (5 points). published in the Federal Register, in Estimated Average Size of Awards:
VI. Award Administration Information text or Adobe Portable Document Single Institution: $77,069.
1. Award Notices: If your application Format (PDF) on the Internet at the Consortial/Organization/Associations:
is successful, we notify your U.S. following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ $110,000.
Representative and U.S. Senators and fedregister. Maximum Award: We will reject any
send you a Grant Award Notification To use PDF you must have Adobe application that proposes a budget
(GAN). We may also notify you Acrobat Reader, which is available free exceeding $90,000 for a single budget
informally. at this site. If you have questions about period of 12 months for a single
If your application is not evaluated or using PDF, call the U.S. Government institution application and $140,000 for
not selected for funding, we notify you. Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– a single budget period of 12 months for
2. Administrative and National Policy a consortial/organization/association
888–293–6498; or in the Washington,
Requirements: We identify application. The Assistant Secretary for
DC, area at (202) 512–1530.
administrative and national policy Postsecondary Education may change
requirements in the application package Note: The official version of this document the maximum amount through a notice
and reference these and other is the document published in the Federal published in the Federal Register.
requirements in the Applicable Register. Free Internet access to the official Estimated Number of Awards: 25.
Regulations section of this notice. edition of the Federal Register and the Code
Note: The Department is not bound by any
We reference the regulations outlining of Federal Regulations is available on GPO estimates in this notice.
the terms and conditions of an award in Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/
the Applicable Regulations section of index.html. Project Period:

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Single Institution: Up to 24 months. that are integrated into the curricula of and the regulations for this program in
Consortial/Organization/Associations: the home institutions or organizations. 34 CFR 658.40. UISFL Program grantees
Up to 36 months. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1124. must provide matching funds in either
Applicable Regulations: (a) The of the following ways: (a) Cash
Full Text of Announcement Education Department General contributions from private sector
I. Funding Opportunity Description Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in corporations or foundations equal to
Purpose of Program: The 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 82, 84, 85, one-third of the total project costs; or (b)
Undergraduate International Studies 86, 97, 98 and 99. (b) The regulations in a combination of institutional and non-
and Foreign Language (UISFL) Program 34 CFR parts 655 and 658. institutional cash or in-kind
provides grants to strengthen and Note: The regulations in 34 CFR part 79 contributions including State and
improve undergraduate instruction in apply to all applications except federally private sector corporation or foundation
international studies and foreign recognized Indian tribes. contributions, equal to one-half of the
languages. total project costs. The Secretary may
Note: The regulations in 34 CFR part 86 waive or reduce the required matching
Priorities: This notice contains one apply to IHEs only.
competitive preference priority and two share for institutions that are eligible to
invitational priorities. In accordance receive assistance under part A or part
II. Award Information B of title III or under title V of the HEA.
with 34 CFR 75.105(b)(2)(ii), the
competitive preference priority is from Type of Award: Discretionary grants.
IV. Application and Submission
the regulations for this program (34 CFR Estimated Available Funds: The
Information
658.35). Administration has requested
$1,926,721 for new awards for this 1. Address to Request Application
Competitive Preference Priority: For
program for FY 2006. The actual level Package: Christine Corey, International
FY 2006 this priority is a competitive
of funding, if any, depends on final Education Programs Service, U.S.
preference priority. Under 34 CFR
congressional action. However, we are Department of Education, 1990 K Street,
75.105(c)(2)(i) we award up to an
inviting applications to allow enough NW., room 6069, Washington, DC
additional five points to an application,
time to complete the grant process, if 20006–8521. Telephone: (202) 502–7629
depending on the extent to which the
Congress appropriates funds for this or by e-mail: christine.corey@ed.gov.
application meets this priority. If you use a telecommunications
This priority is: program.
Estimated Range of Awards: device for the deaf (TDD), you may call
Applications that: (a) Require entering the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–
Single Institution: $50,000–$90,000.
students to have successfully completed Consortial/Organization/Associations: 800–877–8339.
at least two years of secondary school $80,000–$140,000. Individuals with disabilities may
foreign language instruction; (b) require Estimated Average Size of Awards: obtain a copy of the application package
each graduating student to earn two Single Institution: $77,069. in an alternative format (e.g., Braille,
years of postsecondary credit in a Consortial/Organization/Associations: large print, audiotape, or computer
foreign language or have demonstrated $110,000. diskette) by contacting the program
equivalent competence in the foreign Maximum Award: We will reject any contact person listed in this section.
language; or (c) in the case of a two-year application that proposes a budget 2. Content and Form of Application
degree granting institution, offer two exceeding $90,000 for a single budget Submission: Requirements concerning
years of postsecondary credit in a period of 12 months for a single the content of an application, together
foreign language. institution application and $140,000 for with the forms you must submit, are in
Under this competition we are a single budget period of 12 months for the application package for this
particularly interested in applications a consortial/organization/association program.
that address the following priorities. application. The Assistant Secretary for Page Limit: The application narrative
Invitational Priorities: For FY 2006 Postsecondary Education may change is where you, the applicant, address the
these priorities are invitational the maximum amount through a notice selection criteria that reviewers use to
priorities. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(1) we published in the Federal Register. evaluate your application. You must
do not give an application that meets Estimated Number of Awards: 25. limit the narrative to the equivalent of
these invitational priorities a no more than 40 pages, using the
competitive or absolute preference over Note: The Department is not bound by any
following standards:
estimates in this notice.
other applications. • A ‘‘page’’ is 8.5″ x 11″, on one side
These priorities are: Project Period: only, with 1″ margins at the top, bottom,
Single Institutions: Up to 24 months. and both sides.
Invitational Priority 1 • Double space (no more than three
Consortial/Organization/Associations:
Applications that propose projects Up to 36 months. lines per vertical inch) all text in the
that provide in-service training for K–12 application narrative, including titles,
teachers in foreign languages and III. Eligibility Information headings, footnotes, quotations,
international studies and that strengthen 1. Eligible Applicants: (1) IHEs; (2) references, and captions. However, you
instruction in international studies and combinations of IHEs; (3) partnerships may single space all text in charts,
foreign languages in teacher education between nonprofit educational tables, figures and graphs.
programs. organizations and IHEs; and (4) public • Use a font that is either 12-point or
and private nonprofit agencies and larger or no smaller than 10 pitch
Invitational Priority 2
organizations, including professional (characters per inch). However, you may
Applications that propose educational and scholarly associations. use a 10-point font in charts, tables,
projects that include activities that are 2. Cost Sharing or Matching: This figures, and graphs.
focused on the targeted world areas of program has a matching requirement The page limit does not apply to the
Central and South Asia, the Middle under title VI, part A, section 604(a)(3) cover sheet; the budget section,
East, Russia, the Independent States of of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as including the narrative budget
the former Soviet Union, and Africa and amended, 20 U.S.C. 1124(a)(3) (HEA), justification; the assurances and

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certifications; the one-page abstract; or submit their applications. We are (see http://www.fema.gov/news/
the appendices. However, you must establishing a General Deadline for all disasters.fema) and were adversely
include your complete response to the applicants, and an Extended Deadline affected by Hurricanes Katrina and/or
selection criteria in the application for potential applicants who have been Rita. These applicants must provide a
narrative. affected by Hurricanes Katrina and/or certification in their application that
We will reject your application if— Rita and are located in Louisiana, Texas, they meet the criteria for submitting an
• You apply these standards and Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida. application on the Extended Deadline,
exceed the page limit; or Specifically, the Extended Deadline and be prepared to provide appropriate
• You apply other standards and applies only to: (1) Institutions of higher supporting documentation, if requested.
exceed the equivalent of the page limit. education, SEAs, LEAs, non-profit If the applicant is submitting the
3. Submission Dates and Times: organizations and other public or application electronically, submission
Applications Available: October 12, private organization applicants that are of the application serves as the
2005. located in afederally-declared disaster
applicant’s attestation that they meet the
Deadline for Transmittal of area as determined by the Federal
Applications: In light of the damage criteria for submitting an application on
Emergency Management Agency
caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita (FEMA) (see http://www.fema.gov/news/ the Extended Deadline.
we are establishing two separate disasters.fema) and that were adversely The following chart provides the
deadlines for the submission of affected by Hurricanes Katrina and/or applicable deadlines for the submission
applications for grants under this Rita, and (2) individual applicants who of applications. If this program is
competition to permit potential reside or resided, on the disaster subject to Executive Order 12372, the
applicants affected by Hurricanes declaration date, in a federally-declared relevant deadline for intergovernmental
Katrina and/or Rita additional time to disaster area as determined by FEMA review is also indicated in the chart.

Transmittal of Intergovern-
applications mental review

General Deadline ..................................................................................................................................................... 11/17/05 1/17/06


Extended Deadline .................................................................................................................................................. 12/1/05 2/1/06

Applications for grants under this and Foreign Language Program—CFDA wait until the application deadline date
program must be submitted Number 84.016A must be submitted to begin the application process.
electronically using the Electronic Grant electronically using e-Application • The regular hours of operation of
Application System (e-Application) available through the Department’s e- the e-Grants Web site are 6 a.m. Monday
available through the Department’s e- Grants system, accessible through the e- until 7 p.m. Wednesday; and 6 a.m.
Grants system. For information Grants portal page at: http://e- Thursday until midnight Saturday,
(including dates and times) about how grants.ed.gov Washington, DC time. Please note that
to submit your application We will reject your application if you the system is unavailable on Sundays,
electronically or by mail or hand submit it in paper format unless, as and between 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and
delivery if you qualify for an exception described elsewhere in this section, you 6 a.m. on Thursdays, Washington, DC
to the electronic submission qualify for one of the exceptions to the time, for maintenance. Any
requirement, please refer to Section electronic submission requirement and modifications to these hours are posted
IV.6. Other Submission Requirements in submit, no later than two weeks before on the e-Grants Web site.
this notice. the application deadline date, a written • You will not receive additional
Deadline for Intergovernmental statement to the Department that you point value because you submit your
Review: See chart. qualify for one of these exceptions. application in electronic format, nor
4. Intergovernmental Review: This Further information regarding will we penalize you if you qualify for
program is subject to Executive Order calculation of the date that is two weeks an exception to the electronic
12372 and the regulations in 34 CFR before the application deadline date is submission requirement, as described
part 79. Information about provided later in this section under elsewhere in this section, and submit
Intergovernmental Review of Federal Exception to Electronic Submission your application in paper format.
Programs under Executive Order 12372 Requirement. • You must submit all documents
is in the application package for this electronically, including the
While completing your electronic Application for Federal Education
program.
application, you will be entering data Assistance (ED 424), Budget
5. Funding Restrictions: We reference
online that will be saved into a Information—Non-Construction
regulations outlining funding
database. You may not e-mail an Programs (ED 524, and all necessary
restrictions in the Applicable
electronic copy of a grant application to assurances and certifications. You must
Regulations section of this notice.
us. attach any narrative sections of your
6. Other Submission Requirements:
Applications for grants under this Please note the following: application as files in a .DOC
program must be submitted • You must complete the electronic (document), .RTF (rich text), or .PDF
electronically unless you qualify for an submission of your grant application by (Portable Document) format. If you
exception to this requirement in 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the upload a file type other than the three
accordance with the instructions in this application deadline date. The e- file types specified above or submit a
section. Application system will not accept an password protected file, we will not
a. Electronic Submission of application for this program after 4:30 review that material.
Applications. p.m., Washington, DC time, on the • Your electronic application must
Applications for grants under the application deadline date. Therefore, we comply with any page limit
Undergraduate International Studies strongly recommend that you do not requirements described in this notice.

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• Prior to submitting your electronic unavailability of the Department’s e- (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service
application, you may wish to print a Application system. postmark,
copy of it for your records. Exception to Electronic Submission (2) A legible mail receipt with the
• After you electronically submit Requirement: You qualify for an date of mailing stamped by the U.S.
your application, you will receive an exception to the electronic submission Postal Service,
automatic acknowledgment that will requirement, and may submit your (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or
include a PR/Award number (an application in paper format, if you are receipt from a commercial carrier, or
identifying number unique to your unable to submit an application through (4) Any other proof of mailing
application). the e-Application system because— acceptable to the Secretary of the U.S.
• Within three working days after • You do not have access to the Department of Education.
submitting your electronic application, Internet; or If you mail your application through
fax a signed copy of the ED 424 to the • You do not have the capacity to the U.S. Postal Service, we do not
Application Control Center after upload large documents to the accept either of the following as proof
following these steps: Department’s e-Application system; and of mailing:
• No later than two weeks before the (1) A private metered postmark, or
(1) Print ED 424 from e-Application.
application deadline date (14 calendar (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by
(2) The applicant’s Authorizing
days or, if the fourteenth calendar day the U.S. Postal Service.
Representative must sign this form.
before the application deadline date If your application is postmarked after
(3) Place the PR/Award number in the
falls on a Federal holiday, the next the application deadline date, we will
upper right hand corner of the hard-
business day following the Federal not consider your application.
copy signature page of the ED 424.
holiday), you mail or fax a written
(4) Fax the signed ED 424 to the statement to the Department, explaining
Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not
Application Control Center at (202) uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before
which of the two grounds for an relying on this method, you should check
245–6272. exception prevent you from using the
• We may request that you provide us with your local post office.
Internet to submit your application. If
original signatures on other forms at a you mail your written statement to the c. Submission of Paper Applications
later date. Department, it must be postmarked no by Hand Delivery.
Application Deadline Date Extension later than two weeks before the If you qualify for an exception to the
in Case of e-Application System application deadline date. If you fax electronic submission requirement, you
Unavailability: If you are prevented your written statement to the (or a courier service) may deliver your
from electronically submitting your Department, we must receive the faxed paper application to the Department by
application on the application deadline statement no later than two weeks hand. You must deliver the original and
date because the e-Application system is before the application deadline date. two copies of your application, by hand,
unavailable, we will grant you an Address and mail or fax your on or before the application deadline
extension of one business day in order statement to: Ms. Christine Corey, U.S. date, to the Department at the following
to transmit your application Department of Education, 1990 K Street, address: U.S. Department of Education,
electronically, by mail, or by hand NW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006– Application Control Center, Attention:
delivery. We will grant this extension 8521. Fax: (202) 502–7859. 84.016A, 550 12th Street, SW., Room
if— Your paper application must be 7041, Potomac Center Plaza,
(1) You are a registered user of e- submitted in accordance with the mail Washington, DC 20202–4260.
Application and you have initiated an or hand delivery instructions described The Application Control Center
electronic application for this in this notice. accepts hand deliveries daily between 8
competition; and b. Submission of Paper Applications a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC,
(2)(a) The e-Application system is by Mail. time, except Saturdays, Sundays, and
unavailable for 60 minutes or more If you qualify for an exception to the Federal holidays.
between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 electronic submission requirement, you Note for Mail or Hand Delivery of Paper
p.m., Washington, DC time, on the may mail (through the U.S. Postal Applications: If you mail or hand deliver
application deadline date; or Service or a commercial carrier) your your application to the Department:
(b) The e-Application system is application to the Department. You (1) You must indicate on the envelope
unavailable for any period of time must mail the original and two copies and—if not provided by the Department—in
between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., of your application, on or before the Item 4 of the ED 424 the CFDA number—and
Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date, to the suffix letter, if any—of the competition under
application deadline date. Department at the applicable following which you are submitting your application.
(2) The Application Control Center will
We must acknowledge and confirm address: mail a grant application receipt
these periods of unavailability before By mail through the U.S. Postal Service: acknowledgment to you. If you do not receive
granting you an extension. To request U.S. Department of Education, the grant application receipt
this extension or to confirm our Application Control Center, acknowledgment within 15 business days
acknowledgment of any system Attention: 84.016A, 400 Maryland from the application deadline date, you
unavailability, you may contact either Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202– should call the U.S. Department of Education
(1) the person listed elsewhere in this 4260 or Application Control Center at (202) 245–
notice under For Further Information By mail through a commercial carrier: 6288.
Contact (see VII. Agency Contact) or (2) U.S. Department of Education,
the e-Grants help desk at 1–888–336– Application Control Center—Stop V. Application Review Information
8930. If the system is down and 4260, Attention: 84.016A, 7100 Old Selection Criteria: The selection
therefore the application deadline is Landover Road, Landover, MD 20785– criteria for this program are from 34 CFR
extended, an e-mail will be sent to all 1506. 658.31 through 658.34. The following
registered users who have initiated an Regardless of which address you use, criteria are used to evaluate all
e-Application. Extensions referred to in you must show proof of mailing applications: (a) Plan of operation (15
this section apply only to the consisting of one of the following: points); (b) quality of key personnel (10

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points); (c) budget and cost effectiveness If you use a telecommunications of funding, if any, depends on final
(10 points); (d) adequacy of resources (5 device for the deaf (TDD), you may call congressional action. However, we are
points); (e) evaluation plan (20 points). the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– inviting applications to allow enough
The following additional criteria are 800–877–8339. time to complete the grant process if
applied to applications submitted by an Individuals with disabilities may Congress appropriates funds for this
IHE or a combination of IHEs: (a) obtain this document in an alternative program.
Commitment to international studies (10 format (e.g., Braille, large print, Estimated Range of Awards:
points); (b) elements of the proposed audiotape, or computer diskette) on $200,000–$450,000.
international studies program (10 request to the program contact person Estimated Average Size of Awards:
points); and (c) need for and prospective listed in this section. $360,000.
results of the proposed program (10 VIII. Other Information Maximum Award: We will reject any
points). The following additional application that proposes a budget
criterion is applied to applications from Electronic Access to This Document: exceeding $450,000 for a single budget
organizations and associations: need for You may view this document, as well as period of 12 months. The Assistant
and potential impact of the proposed all other documents of this Department Secretary for Postsecondary Education
project in improving international published in the Federal Register, in may change the maximum amount
studies and the study of modern foreign text or Adobe Portable Document through a notice published in the
languages at the undergraduate level (30 Format (PDF) on the Internet at the Federal Register.
points). following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ Estimated Number of Awards: 30.
fedregister.
VI. Award Administration Information To use PDF you must have Adobe Note: The Department is not bound by any
Acrobat Reader, which is available free estimates in this notice.
1. Award Notices: If your application
is successful, we notify your U.S. at this site. If you have questions about Project Period: Up to 48 months.
Representative and U.S. Senators and using PDF, call the U.S. Government
Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– Full Text of Announcement
send you a Grant Award Notification
(GAN). We may also notify you 888–293–6498; or in the Washington, I. Funding Opportunity Description
informally. DC, area at (202) 512–1530.
Purpose of Program: The purpose of
If your application is not evaluated or Note: The official version of this document the Centers for International Business
not selected for funding, we notify you. is the document published in the Federal Education (CIBE) Program is to provide
2. Administrative and National Policy Register. Free Internet access to the official grants to pay the Federal share of the
Requirements: We identify edition of the Federal Register and the Code
cost of planning, establishing and
of Federal Regulations is available on GPO
administrative and national policy operating Centers for International
Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/
requirements in the application package index.html Business Education that will—
and reference these and other 1. Be national resources for the
requirements in the Applicable Dated: October 5, 2005. teaching of improved business
Regulations section of this notice. Sally L. Stroup, techniques, strategies, and
We reference the regulations outlining Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary methodologies that emphasize the
the terms and conditions of an award in Education. international context in which business
the Applicable Regulations section of [FR Doc. 05–20395 Filed 10–11–05; 8:45 am] is transacted;
this notice and include these and other BILLING CODE 4000–01–U 2. Provide instruction in critical
specific conditions in the GAN. The foreign languages and international
GAN also incorporates your approved fields needed to provide an
application as part of your binding DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION understanding of the cultures and
commitments under the grant. customs of United States trading
3. Reporting: At the end of your Office of Postsecondary Education; partners;
project period, you must submit a final Overview Information, Centers for 3. Provide research and training in the
performance report, including financial International Business Education international aspects of trade,
information, as directed by the Program; Notice Inviting Applications commerce, and other fields of study;
Secretary. If you receive a multi-year for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 4. Provide training to students
award, you must submit an annual 2006 enrolled in the institution, or
performance report that provides the combinations of institutions, in which a
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
most current performance and financial (CFDA) Number: 84.220A.
center is located;
expenditure information as specified by Dates: 5. Serve as regional resources to
the Secretary in 34 CFR 75.118. The Applications Available: October 12, businesses proximately located by
applicant is required to use the 2005. offering programs and providing
electronic data instrument Evaluation of Deadline for Transmittal of research designed to meet the
Exchange, Language, International, and Applications: See the chart listed under international training needs of these
Area Studies (EELIAS), to complete the section IV. Application and Submission businesses; and
final report. Information, 3. Submission Dates and 6. Serve other faculty, students and
Times (chart). Deadline for institutions of higher education located
VII. Agency Contact
Intergovernmental Review: See chart. within their region.
For Further Information Contact: Eligible Applicants: Institutions of Under this competition, we are
Christine Corey, International Education higher education or consortia of such particularly interested in applications
Programs Service, U.S. Department of institutions. that address the following priorities.
Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room Estimated Available Funds: The Invitational Priorities: For FY 06 these
6069, Washington, DC 20006–8521. Administration has requested priorities are invitational priorities.
Telephone: (202) 502–7629 or by e-mail: $10,775,000 for new awards under this Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(1) we do not
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