[Federal Register: December 19, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 244)]
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[CFDA Nos.: 84.170; 84.200]

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) and Jacob K. Javits 
Fellowship Program (JKJ): Notice inviting applications for  new awards for
fiscal year (FY) 2001; clarification, CFDA Nos.: 84.170;  84.200 [OPE]

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year 
(FY) 2001; clarification.


SUMMARY: On September 11, 2000 we published in the Federal Register 
Notices Inviting Applications for New Awards for FY 2001 for the GAANN 
and JKJ fellowship programs. (GAANN at 65 FR 54844 and JKJ at 65 FR 
54843). The notices announced that the Secretary would determine both 
the GAANN and JKJ fellowship stipend levels for the academic year 2001-
2002 based on the level of support provided by the National Science 
Foundation (NSF) graduate fellowships, with adjustments as necessary to 
ensure that the amount would not exceed the fellow's demonstrated level 
of financial need.
    This notice is to clarify that the Secretary will make the 
determination of the stipend levels for both GAANN and JKJ fellowships 
by using the level of the NSF stipend level for the Graduate Research 
Fellowship Program as of February 1, 2001.

Assistance in Areas of National Need Program, U.S. Department of 
Education, 1900 K Street, NW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006-8521. 
Telephone: (202) 502-7637. The e-mail address for the GAANN Program is: 
    For JKJ: Carolyn Proctor, Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program, U.S. 
Department of Education, International Education and Graduate Programs 
Service, 1990 K Street, NW., Suite 6000, Washington DC 20006-8521. 
Telephone: (202) 502-7542. The e-mail address for the JKJ Program is: 
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1134-1134d and 1135-1135e.

    Dated: December 12, 2000.
A. Lee Fritschler,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 00-32198 Filed 12-18-00; 8:45 am]