[Federal Register: August 31, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 170)]
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[CFDA No. 84.229A]

Office of Postsecondary Education; Language Resource Centers 
Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year 
(FY) 2002

    Purpose of Program: The Language Resource Centers Program provides 
assistance to establish, strengthen and operate centers that serve as 
resources for improving the nation's capacity for teaching and learning 
foreign languages.
    Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education and 
combinations of institutions of higher education.
    Applications Available: September 10, 2001.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: November 5, 2001.
    Estimated Available Funds: The Administration has requested 
$3,240,000 for this program for FY 2002. The actual level of funding, 
if any, depends on final congressional action. However, we are inviting 
applications at this time to allow enough time to complete the grant 
process before the end of the fiscal year, if Congress appropriates 
funds for this program.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $200,000-$400,000.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $360,000 per year.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 9.

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

    Project Period: Up to 48 months.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 80, 82, 
85, 86, 97, 98 and 99. (b) The regulations for this program in 34 CFR 
parts 655 and 669.
    For Applications and Further Information Contact: Jose L. Martinez 
or G. Edward McDermott, Language Resource Centers Program, U.S. 
Department of Education, International Education and Graduate Programs 
Service, 1990 K Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006-8521. Mr. 
Martinez's telephone number is (202) 502-7635. Mr. McDermott's 
telephone number is (202) 502-7636. Mr. Martinez and Mr. McDermott may 
be reached by email at: jose.martinez@ed.gov; ed.mcdermott@ed.gov
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the program contact persons listed under For 
Applications and Further Information Contact.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of the application 
package in an alternative format by contacting those persons. However, 
the Department is not able to reproduce in an alternative format the 
standard forms included in the application package.

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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1123.

    Dated: August 28, 2001.
Maureen A. McLaughlin,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Planning and Innovation, Office 
of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 01-22075 Filed 8-30-01; 8:45 am]