Evaluation of the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs
SOLICITATION NUMBER: RFP ED-99-R-0022
DUE DATE: July 26, 1999, 12 P.M. E.S.T.
POC: Susan J. Webster, Contract Specialist at (202) 708-7662
The U.S. Department of Education seeks to procure a contractor to evaluate the effectiveness of projects funded under ED's Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) program. The purpose is to conduct a rigorous assessment of projects funded under this program in order to evaluate their effectiveness in increasing student educational expectations and preparing students for postsecondary education.
Requests for copies of the RFP may be made by telephone, mail, telegram, Internet, or in person. All requests shall reference the RFP number (ED-99-R-0022) and title. Telephone requests may be placed by calling 202-708-6498. Mail or telegram requests shall be sent to the following address, U.S. Department of Education/CPO, ATTN: Yolanda Abney, Room 3616, 7th & D Streets, SW, Washington, DC 20202-4443. Internet requests may be sent to Yolanda_Abney@ed.gov. Copies of the RFP may be picked up in person on the issuing date at the above address, Room 3616. Issue date is June 25, 1999 and closing date is 12:00PM EST July 26, 1999. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which will be considered. The dates listed herein are subject to change.
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