FR Doc 2010-14228
[Federal Register: June 14, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 113)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Office of Postsecondary Education; Overview Information; Alaska 
Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions (ANNH) 
Programs; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year 
(FY) 2010

    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.031W and 
84.031N.
    Dates:
    Applications Available: June 14, 2010.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 14, 2010.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: September 13, 2010.

Full Text of Announcement

I. Funding Opportunity Description

    Purpose of Programs: The ANNH Programs provide grants to eligible 
institutions of higher education (IHEs) to help them become self 
sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students, by 
providing funds to improve and strengthen the institution's academic 
quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability. For FY 2010, 
the ANNH program received $15,084,000 in discretionary funding under 
Title III, Part A, Section 317 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as 
amended (HEA) and an additional $15 million in mandatory funding under 
Title III, Part F, Section 371 of the HEA. Applicants should refer to 
section 317 of the HEA for the allowable activities.
    Priorities: Under this competition we are particularly interested 
in applications that address the following priorities.
    Invitational Priorities: For FY 2010, there are four invitational 
priorities for this program. Under 34 CFR 75.105 (c)(1) we do not give 
an application that meets these invitational priorities a competitive 
or absolute preference over other applications.
    These priorities are:

Invitational Priority 1

    Support activities that will improve the institution's persistence 
and graduation rates.

Invitational Priority 2

    Work with appropriate State agencies to develop strategies for 
using State longitudinal data systems to track outcomes for students 
attending the grantee institution, including the extent to which the 
students complete certificates, two-year degrees, and four-year degrees 
at other institutions.

Invitational Priority 3

    Develop academic programs to improve course completion rates or 
develop innovative support programs that are designed to increase 
completion rates.

Invitational Priority 4

    Develop dual--enrollment programs that facilitate the transition 
between high school and college or career pathways programs that 
integrate basic academic instruction with technical or professional 
occupational training to advance individuals, particularly adult 
learners, on a career path toward high-wage occupations in high-demand 
industries.
    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1057-1059d and 1067q.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 
82, 84, 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99. (b) The regulations for these programs 
in 34 CFR part 607.

II. Award Information

    Type of Award: Discretionary grants. Five-year development grants, 
five-year cooperative arrangement development grants and two-year 
renovation grants will be awarded in FY 2010. Planning grants will not 
be awarded in FY 2010.
    Estimated Available Funds: $11,151,000 in discretionary funding 
under Title III, Part A, Section 317 of the HEA and an additional $15 
million in mandatory funding under Title III, Part F, Section 371 of 
HEA.

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                                                                                     Estimated       Estimated
                 Program name and type of award                    Maximum award     number of     average award
                                                                      amount          awards          amount
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Title III: Alaska Native-Serving Institutions Program (84.031N):
    5-year Development Grants (Part A)..........................        $800,000               5        $625,000
    5-year Cooperative Arrangement Development Grants (Part A)..         900,000               3         800,000
    2-year Renovation Grants (Part F)...........................       2,000,000               5       1,500,000
Title III: Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Program
 (84.031W):
    5-year Development Grants (Part A)..........................         800,000               5         625,000
    5-year Cooperative Arrangement Development Grants (Part A)..         900,000               3         800,000
    2-year Renovation Grants (Part F)...........................       2,000,000               5       1,500,000
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    Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this 
notice.

    Project Period: Up to 60 months for development and cooperative 
arrangement, and 24 months for renovation grants.

III. Eligibility Information

    1. Eligible Applicants: An IHE that qualifies as an eligible 
institution under the ANNH Programs may apply for grants under this 
notice. At the time of application, an Alaska Native-Serving 
institution must have an enrollment of undergraduate students that is 
at least twenty percent (20%) Alaska Native. At the time of 
application, a Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution must have an 
enrollment of undergraduate students that is at least ten percent (10%) 
Native Hawaiian. These programs are authorized by Title III, Part A, of 
the HEA. To qualify as an eligible institution under any Title III, 
Part A program, an institution must, among other requirements--
    (1) Be accredited or preaccredited by a nationally recognized 
accrediting agency or association that the Secretary has determined to 
be a reliable authority as to the quality of education or training 
offered;

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    (2) Be legally authorized by the State in which it is located to be 
a junior college or to provide an educational program for which it 
awards a bachelor's degree;
    (3) Be designated as an ``eligible institution'' by demonstrating 
that it: A) Has an enrollment of needy students as described in 34 CFR 
607.3; and B) has low average educational and general expenditures per 
full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student as described in 34 CFR 
607.4.

Relationship Between the Title III, Part A Programs and the Hispanic-
Serving Institutions Program (HSI)

    Note 1: A grantee under the HSI program, which is authorized 
under Title V of the HEA, may not receive a grant under any HEA, 
Title III, Part A program, including the Alaska Native-Serving and 
Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions Programs (ANNH). Further, a 
current HSI program grantee may not give up its HSI grant in order 
to receive a grant under any Title III, Part A program.


    Note 2: An eligible HSI that does not fall within the limitation 
described in Note 1 (i.e., is not a current grantee under the HSI 
program) may apply for a FY 2010 grant under all Title III, Part A 
programs for which it is eligible, as well as receive consideration 
for a grant under the HSI program. However, a successful applicant 
may receive only one grant.


    Note 3: An eligible IHE that submits more than one application 
may only be awarded one individual development grant or one 
cooperative arrangement development grant in a fiscal year. 
Furthermore, we will not award a second cooperative arrangement 
development grant to an otherwise eligible IHE for the same award 
year as the IHE's existing cooperative arrangement development grant 
award.


    Note 4: The Department will make five-year awards for individual 
development grants, five-year awards for cooperative arrangement 
development grants, and two-year renovation grants in rank order, 
from separate funding slates, according to the average score 
received from a panel of three readers.

    2. Cost Sharing or Matching: These programs do not require cost 
sharing or matching unless the grantee uses a portion of its grant for 
establishing or improving an endowment fund. If a grantee uses a 
portion of its grant for endowment fund purposes, it must match those 
grant funds with non-Federal funds (20 U.S.C. 1059(c)(3)(B)).

IV. Application and Submission Information

    1. Address to Request Application Package: You can obtain an 
application via the Internet using the following address: http://e-
grants.ed.gov. If you do not have access to the Internet, please 
contact Kelley Harris, Don Crews, or Darlene Collins, U.S. Department 
of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006-8513.
    You may contact these individuals at the following e-mail addresses 
or telephone numbers:
    Kelley.Harris@ed.gov; (202) 219-7083.
    Don.Crews@ed.gov; (202) 502-7574.
    Darlene.Collins@ed.gov; (202) 502-7576.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the 
Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of the application 
package in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, 
or computer diskette) by contacting the program contact person listed 
in this section.
    2. Content and Form of Application Submission: Requirements 
concerning the content of an application, together with the forms you 
must submit, are in the application package for these programs.
    Page Limits: We have established mandatory page limits for the 
applications to be submitted under this notice. You must limit your 
application to the equivalent of no more than 50 pages for an 
individual development grant, 70 pages for a cooperative arrangement 
development grant and 35 pages for a renovation grant using the 
following standards:
     A ``page'' is 8.5 x 11, on one side 
only, with 1 inch margins at the top, bottom, and both sides. Page 
numbers and an identifier may be outside the 1 margin.
     Double space (no more than three lines per vertical inch) 
all text in the application narrative, except titles, headings, 
footnotes, quotations, references, captions and all text in charts, 
tables, figures, and graphs. Charts, tables, figures, and graphs in the 
application narrative may be single spaced and will count toward the 
page limit.
     Use a font that is either 12 point or larger, and no 
smaller than 10 pitch (characters per inch).
     Use one of the following fonts: Times New Roman, Courier, 
Courier New, or Arial. An application submitted in any other font 
(including Times Roman and Arial Narrow) will not be accepted.
    The page limit does not apply to Part I, the Application for 
Federal Assistance (SF-424); the Supplemental Information for SF-424 
Form required by the Department of Education; Part II, the Budget 
Information Summary Form (ED Form 524); and Part IV, the assurance and 
certifications. The page limit also does not apply to the one-page 
abstract, the table of contents, the resumes, and the bibliography. If 
you include any attachments or appendices, these items will be counted 
as part of the Program Narrative (Part III of the application) for 
purposes of the page limit requirement. You must include your complete 
response to the selection criteria in the program narrative.
    We will reject your application if you exceed the page limit.
    3. Submission Dates and Times:
    Applications Available: June 14, 2010.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: July 14, 2010.
    Applications for grants under this competition must be submitted 
electronically using the Electronic Grant Application System (e-
Application) accessible through the Department's e-Grants site. For 
information (including dates and times) about how to submit your 
application electronically, or in paper format by mail or hand delivery 
if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission 
requirement, please refer to section IV. 6. Other Submission 
Requirements of this notice.
    We do not consider an application that does not comply with the 
deadline requirements.
    Individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation or 
auxiliary aid in connection with the application process should contact 
the person listed under For Further Information Contact in section VII 
in this notice. If the Department provides an accommodation or 
auxiliary aid to an individual with a disability in connection with the 
application process, the individual's application remains subject to 
all other requirements and limitations in this notice.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: September 13, 2010.
    4. Intergovernmental Review: This program is subject to Executive 
Order 12372 and the regulations in 34 CFR part 79. Information about 
Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs under Executive Order 
12372 is in the application package for these programs.
    5. Funding Restrictions: We reference the regulations outlining 
funding restrictions in the Applicable Regulations section of this 
notice.
    Applicability of Executive Order 13202. Applicants that apply for 
construction funds under the Title III, Part A programs, must comply 
with Executive Order 13202 signed by former President George W. Bush on 
February 17, 2001, and amended on April 6, 2001. This Executive Order 
provides that recipients of Federal construction

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funds may not ``require or prohibit bidders, offerors, contractors, or 
subcontractors to enter into or adhere to agreements with one or more 
labor organizations, on the same or other construction project(s)'' or 
``otherwise discriminate against bidders, offerors, contractors, or 
subcontractors for becoming or refusing to become or remain signatories 
or otherwise adhere to agreements with one or more labor organizations, 
on the same or other construction project(s).'' However, the Executive 
Order does not prohibit contractors or subcontractors from voluntarily 
entering into these agreements. Projects funded under these programs 
that include construction activity will be provided a copy of this 
Executive Order and will be asked to certify that they will adhere to 
it.
    6. Other Submission Requirements: Applications for grants under the 
ANNH Programs must be submitted electronically unless you qualify for 
an exception to this requirement in accordance with the instructions in 
this section.
    a. Electronic Submission of Applications.
    Applications for grants under the Alaska Native-Serving 
Institutions Program (CFDA number 84.031N) and the Native Hawaiian-
Serving Institutions Program (CFDA number 84.031W) must be submitted 
electronically using the Department's e-Grants Web site at: 
http://e-grants.ed.gov.
    We will reject your application if you submit it in paper format 
unless, as described elsewhere in this section, you qualify for one of 
the exceptions to the electronic submission requirement and submit, no 
later than two weeks before the application deadline date, a written 
statement to the Department that you qualify for one of these 
exceptions. Further information regarding calculation of the date that 
is two weeks before the application deadline date is provided later in 
this section under Exception to Electronic Submission Requirement.
    While completing your electronic application, you will be entering 
data online that will be saved into a database. You may not e-mail an 
electronic copy of a grant application to us.
    Please note the following:
     You must complete the electronic submission of your grant 
application by 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application 
deadline date. E-Application will not accept an application for this 
program after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application 
deadline date. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you do not wait 
until the application deadline date to begin the application process.
     The hours of operation of the e-Grants Web site are 6:00 
a.m. Monday until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday; and 6:00 a.m. Thursday until 
8:00 p.m. Sunday, Washington, DC time. Please note that, because of 
maintenance, the system is unavailable between 8:00 p.m. on Sundays and 
6:00 a.m. on Mondays, and between 7:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and 6:00 a.m. 
on Thursdays, Washington, DC time. Any modifications to these hours are 
posted on the e-Grants Web site.
     You will not receive additional point value because you 
submit your application in electronic format, nor will we penalize you 
if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission 
requirement, as described elsewhere in this section, and submit your 
application in paper format.
     You must submit all documents electronically, including 
all information you typically provide on the following forms: The 
Application for Federal Assistance (SF 424), the Department of 
Education Supplemental Information for SF 424, Budget Information--Non-
Construction Programs (ED 524), and all necessary assurances and 
certifications. You must attach any narrative sections of your 
application as files in a .DOC (document), .RTF (rich text), or .PDF 
(Portable Document) format. If you upload a file type other than the 
three file types specified in this paragraph or submit a password 
protected file, we will not review that material.
     Your electronic application must comply with any page 
limit requirements described in this notice.
     Prior to submitting your electronic application, you may 
wish to print a copy of it for your records.
     After you electronically submit your application, you will 
receive an automatic acknowledgment that will include a PR/Award number 
(an identifying number unique to your application).
     Within three working days after submitting your electronic 
application, fax a signed copy of the SF 424 to the Application Control 
Center after following these steps:
    (1) Print SF 424 from e-Application.
    (2) The applicant's Authorizing Representative must sign this form.
    (3) Place the PR/Award number in the upper right hand corner of the 
hard-copy signature page of the SF 424.
    (4) Fax the signed SF 424 to the Application Control Center at 
(202) 245-6272.
     We may request that you provide us original signatures on 
other forms at a later date.
    Application Deadline Date Extension in Case of e-Application 
Unavailability: If you are prevented from electronically submitting 
your application on the application deadline date because e-Application 
is unavailable, we will grant you an extension of one business day to 
enable you to transmit your application electronically, by mail, or by 
hand delivery. We will grant this extension if--
    (1) You are a registered user of e-Application and you have 
initiated an electronic application for this competition; and
    (2) (a) E-Application is unavailable for 60 minutes or more between 
the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the 
application deadline date; or
    (b) E-Application is unavailable for any period of time between 
3:30 p.m. and 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application 
deadline date.
    We must acknowledge and confirm these periods of unavailability 
before granting you an extension. To request this extension or to 
confirm our acknowledgment of any system unavailability, you may 
contact either (1) the person listed elsewhere in this notice under For 
Further Information Contact (see VII. Agency Contact) or (2) the e-
Grants help desk at 1-888-336-8930. If e-Application is unavailable due 
to technical problems with the system and, therefore, the application 
deadline is extended, an e-mail will be sent to all registered users 
who have initiated an e-Application. Extensions referred to in this 
section apply only to the unavailability of E-Application.
    Exception to Electronic Submission Requirement: You qualify for an 
exception to the electronic submission requirement, and may submit your 
application in paper format, if you are unable to submit an application 
through the e-Application system because--
     You do not have access to the Internet; or
     You do not have the capacity to upload large documents to 
e-Application; and
     No later than two weeks before the application deadline 
date (14 calendar days or, if the fourteenth calendar day before the 
application deadline date falls on a Federal holiday, the next business 
day following the Federal holiday), you mail or fax a written statement 
to the Department, explaining which of the two grounds for an exception 
prevents you from using the Internet to submit your application. If you 
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Department, it must be postmarked no later than two weeks before the 
application deadline date. If you fax your written statement to the 
Department, we must receive the faxed statement no later than two weeks 
before the application deadline date.
    Address and mail or fax your statement to: Kelley Harris, Don Crews 
or Darlene Collins, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., 
6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006-8513.
    You may contact these individuals at the following e-mail addresses 
or telephone numbers:
    Kelley.Harris@ed.gov; (202) 219-7083.
    Don.Crews@ed.gov; (202) 502-7574.
    Darlene.Collins@ed.gov; (202) 502-7576.
    FAX: (202) 502-7861.
    Your paper application must be submitted in accordance with the 
mail or hand delivery instructions described in this notice.
    b. Submission of Paper Applications by Mail.
    If you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission 
requirement, you may mail (through the U.S. Postal Service or a 
commercial carrier) your application to the Department. You must mail 
the original and two copies of your application, on or before the 
application deadline date, to the Department at the following address: 
U.S. Department of Education, Application Control Center, Attention: 
(CFDA Numbers 84.031N and 84.031W), 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., 
Washington, DC 20202-4260.
    You must show proof of mailing consisting of one of the following:
    (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service postmark.
    (2) A legible mail receipt with the date of mailing stamped by the 
U.S. Postal Service.
    (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a commercial 
carrier.
    (4) Any other proof of mailing acceptable to the Secretary of the 
U.S. Department of Education.
    If you mail your application through the U.S. Postal Service, we do 
not accept either of the following as proof of mailing:
    (1) A private metered postmark.
    (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by the U.S. Postal Service.
    If your application is postmarked after the application deadline 
date, we will not consider your application.

    Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not uniformly provide a dated 
postmark. Before relying on this method, you should check with your 
local post office.

    c. Submission of Paper Applications by Hand Delivery.
    If you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission 
requirement, you (or a courier service) may deliver your paper 
application to the Department by hand. You must deliver the original 
and two copies of your application, by hand, on or before the 
application deadline date, to the Department at the following address: 
U.S. Department of Education, Application Control Center, Attention: 
(CFDA Numbers 84.031N and 84.031W), 550 12th Street, SW., Room 7041, 
Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC 20202-4260.
    The Application Control Center accepts hand deliveries daily 
between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, except 
Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays.

    Note for Mail or Hand Delivery of Paper Applications: If you 
mail or hand deliver your application to the Department--
    (1) You must indicate on the envelope and--if not provided by 
the Department--in Item 4 of the SF 424 the CFDA number, including 
suffix letter, if any, of the competition under which you are 
submitting your application; and
    (2) The Application Control Center will mail to you a grant 
notification of receipt of your grant applications. If you do not 
receive the grant notification within 15 business days from the 
application deadline date, you should call the U.S. Department of 
Education Application Control Center at (202) 245-6288.

V. Application Review Information

    1. Selection Criteria: The selection criteria for these programs 
are in 34 CFR 607.22(a)-(g). Applicants must address each of the 
following selection criteria (separately for each proposed activity). 
The total weight of the selection criteria is 100 points; the maximum 
score for each criterion is noted in parentheses.
    (a) Quality of The Applicant's Comprehensive Development Plan 
(Maximum 25 Points).
    (b) Quality of Activity Objectives (Maximum 15 Points).
    (c) Quality of Implementation Strategy (Maximum 20 Points).
    (d) Quality of Key Personnel (Maximum 7 Points).
    (e) Quality of Project Management Plan (Maximum 10 Points).
    (f) Quality of Evaluation Plan (Maximum 15 Points).
    (g) Budget (Maximum 8 Points).
    2. Review and Selection Process: Awards will be made in rank order 
according to the average score received from a panel of three readers.
    Tie-breaker for Development Grants. In tie-breaking situations for 
development grants, 34 CFR 607.23(b), requires that additional points 
be awarded to any applicants that: (1) Has an endowment fund of which 
the current market value, per full-time equivalent (FTE) enrolled 
student is less than the average current market value of the endowment 
funds, per FTE enrolled student at comparable institutions that offer 
similar instruction; has expenditures for library materials per FTE 
enrolled student that are less than the average expenditures per FTE 
enrolled student at comparable institutions that offer similar 
instruction; or that proposes to carry out one or more of the following 
activities--
    (1) Faculty development;
    (2) Funds and administrative management;
    (3) Development and improvement of academic programs;
    (4) Acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening management 
and academic programs;
    (5) Joint use of facilities; and
    (6) Student services.
    For the purpose of these funding considerations, we use 2007-2008 
data.
    If a tie remains after applying the tie-breaker mechanism above, 
priority will be given in the case of applicants for: (a) Individual 
development grants to applicants that have the lowest endowment values 
per FTE student; and (b) cooperative arrangement development grants to 
applicants in accordance with Section 394(b) of the HEA, if the 
Secretary determines that the cooperative arrangement is geographically 
and economically sound or will benefit the applicant institution.

VI. Award Administration Information

    1. Award Notices: If your application is successful, we notify your 
U.S. Representative and U.S. Senators and send you a Grant Award 
Notification (GAN). We may notify you informally, also.
    If your application is not evaluated or not selected for funding, 
we notify you.
    2. Administrative and National Policy Requirements: We identify 
administrative and national policy requirements in the application 
package and reference these and other requirements in the Applicable 
Regulations section in this notice.
    We reference the regulations outlining the terms and conditions of 
an award in the Applicable Regulations section of this notice and 
include these and other specific conditions in the GAN. The GAN also 
incorporates your approved application as part of your binding 
commitments under the grant.
    3. Reporting: At the end of your project period, you must submit a 
final performance report, including financial information, as directed 
by the Secretary. If you receive a multi-year award, you must submit an 
annual

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performance report that provides the most current performance and 
financial expenditure information as directed by the Secretary in 34 
CFR 75.118 and 34 CFR 607.31. The Secretary may also require more 
frequent performance reports under 34 CFR 75.720(c). For specific 
requirements on reporting, please go to 
http://www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/appforms/appforms.html.
    4. Performance Measures: The Secretary has established the 
following key performance measures for assessing the effectiveness of 
the Strengthening Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving 
Institutions programs:
    a. The percentage change, over the five-year period, of the number 
of full-time degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled at Alaska Native 
and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institutions. Note that this is a long-term 
measure, which will be used to periodically gauge performance, 
beginning in FY 2009.
    b. The percentage of first-time, full-time degree-seeking 
undergraduate students at 4-year Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-
Serving Institutions who were in their first year of postsecondary 
enrollment in the previous year and are enrolled in the current year at 
the same Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution;
    c. The percentage of first-time, full-time degree-seeking 
undergraduate students at 2-year Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-
Serving Institutions who were in their first year of postsecondary 
enrollment in the previous year and are enrolled in the current year at 
the same Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution;
    d. The percentage of first-time, full-time degree-seeking 
undergraduate students enrolled at 4-year Alaska Native and Native 
Hawaiian-Serving Institutions graduating within 6 years of enrollment; 
and
    e. The percentage of first-time, full-time degree seeking 
undergraduate students enrolled at 2-year Alaska Native and Native 
Hawaiian-Serving Institutions graduating within 3 years of enrollment.

VII. Agency Contacts

    For Further Information Contact: Kelley Harris, Don Crews, or 
Darlene Collins, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., 6th 
Floor, Washington, DC 20006-8513.
    You may contact these individuals at the following e-mail addresses 
or telephone numbers:

Kelley.Harris@ed.gov; (202) 219-7083.
Don.Crews@ed.gov; (202) 502-7574.
Darlene.Collins@ed.gov; (202) 502-7576.

    If you use a TDD, call the FRS, toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.

VIII. Other Information

    Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this 
document and a copy of the application package in an accessible format 
(e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) on 
request to the program contact person listed in section VII of this 
notice.
    Electronic Access to This Document: You can view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), on the 
Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister. To 
use PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at 
this site.

    Note:  The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: 
http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/index.html.

    Delegation of Authority: The Secretary of Education has delegated 
authority to Daniel T. Madzelan, Director, Forecasting and Policy 
Analysis for the Office of Postsecondary Education, to perform the 
functions and duties of the Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary 
Education.

    Dated: June 9, 2010.
Daniel T. Madzelan,
Director, Forecasting and Policy Analysis.
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