[Federal Register: July 17, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 137)]
[Page 38420]
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[CFDA No.: 84.246L]

Rehabilitation Short-Term Training; Notice Inviting Applications 
for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 1997

    Purpose of Program: The Rehabilitation Short-Term Training program 
provides Federal support for developing and conducting special 
seminars, institutes, workshops, and technical instruction in areas of 
special significance to the delivery of vocational, medical, social, 
and psychological rehabilitation services.
    Eligible Applicants: States and public or nonprofit agencies and 
organizations, including Indian tribes and institutions of higher 
education, are eligible for assistance under this program.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: August 18, 1997.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: September 17, 1997.
    Applications Available: July 18, 1997.
    Available Funds: $250,000.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $200,000-$250,000.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $250,000.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 1.

    Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this 

    Maximum Award: In no case does the Secretary make an award greater 
than $250,000 for a single budget period of 12 months. The Secretary 
rejects and does not consider an application that proposes a budget 
exceeding this maximum amount.
    Project Period: Up to 60 months.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR Parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 
81, 82, 85, and 86; and (b) The regulations for this program in 34 CFR 
Parts 385 and 390.
    Priority: The priority in the notice of final priority for this 
program, as published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, 
applies to this competition.
    For Applications Contact: The Grants and Contracts Services Team, 
U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 3317 
Switzer Building, Washington, DC 20202; or call (202) 205-8351.
    For Information Contact: Sylvia Johnson, U.S. Department of 
Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW., Room 3320, Switzer Building, 
Washington, DC 20202-2649. Telephone: (202) 205-9312. Individuals who 
use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 
p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
    Information about the Department's funding opportunities, including 
copies of application notices for discretionary grant competitions, can 
be viewed on the Department's electronic bulletin board (ED Board), 
telephone (202) 260-9950; on the Internet Gopher Server (at gopher://
gcs.ed.gov;)or on the World Wide Web (at http://gcs.ed.gov). However, 
the official application notice for a discretionary grant competition 
is the notice published in the Federal Register.

    Authority: 29 U.S.C. 774.

    Dated: July 14, 1997.
Judith E. Heumann,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
[FR Doc. 97-18929 Filed 7-16-97; 8:45 am]