[Federal Register: March 30, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 60)]
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Part VI

Department of Education


Institute for International Public Policy Program; Notice Inviting 
Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 1999; Notice

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[CFDA No.84.269]

Institute for International Public Policy Program; Notice 
Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 1999

    Purpose of Program: To provide a grant that establishes an 
Institute for International Public Policy that will conduct a program 
to significantly increase the number of African Americans and other 
underrepresented minorities in the international service, including 
private international voluntary organizations and the foreign service 
of the United States.
    Eligible Applicants: Consortia consisting of one or more of the 
following entities: (1) An institution eligible for assistance under 
Part B of Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended 
(HEA); (2) an institution of higher education that serves substantial 
numbers of African American or other underrepresented minority 
students; (3) an institution of higher education with programs in 
training foreign service professionals. (``Institution of higher 
education'' is defined in section 101 of the HEA.)
    Applications Available: March 31, 1999.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 7, 1999.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: July 7, 1999.
    Estimated Amount of Awards: $1,000,000.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 1.
    Project Period: Up to 60 months.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The applicant's share of the total cost of 
carrying out a program supported by a grant under this section must be 
at least one-half of the amount of the grant. The non-Federal share of 
the cost may be provided either in-kind or in cash, and may include 
contributions from private sector corporations or foundations.
    Applicable Regulations: The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 
81, 82, 85, and 86.

    Note: Because there are no program specific regulations for the 
Institute for International Public Policy Program, applicants are 
encouraged to read the authorizing statute in sections 621-628 of 
part C, Title VI, of the HEA.

Education and Graduate Programs Service, U.S. Department of Education, 
400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 600, Portals Building, Washington, DC 
20202-5332. Telephone:(202) 401-9789. Individuals who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 
p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed in the preceding 
paragraph. Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of the 
application package in an alternate format, also, by contacting that 
person. However, the Department is not able to reproduce in an 
alternate format the standard forms included in the application 

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    Note: The official version of a document is the document 
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1131-1131f.

    Dated: March 24, 1999.
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 99-7748 Filed 3-29-99; 8:45 am]