FR Doc 2011-500[Federal Register: January 12, 2011 (Volume 76, Number 8)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

 
Notice of Submission for OMB Review

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Comment request.

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SUMMARY: The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, 
Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management 
invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
February 11, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, 
Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New 
Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395-
5806 or e-mailed to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov with a cc: to 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please note that written comments received in 
response to this notice will be considered public records.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an 
early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The 
OMB is particularly interested in comments which: (1) Evaluate whether 
the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of 
the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on those who are to respond, including through the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

    Dated: January 6, 2011.
Darrin A. King,
Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory 
Information Management Services, Office of Management.

Office of Postsecondary Education

    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title of Collection: Application Package to Request Designation As 
An Eligible Institution under the Title III and Title V Programs and to 
Request a Waiver of the Non-Federal Cost-Share Requirement.
    OMB Control Number: 1840-0103.
    Agency Form Number(s): N/A.
    Frequency of Responses: Annually.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1,200.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 8,400.
    Abstract: This collection of information is necessary in order for 
the Secretary of Education to designate an institution of higher 
education eligible to apply for funding under Title III, Part A and 
Title V of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended. An institution 
must apply to the Secretary to be designated as an eligible 
institution. The programs authorized include the Strengthening 
Institutions Program, the American Indian Tribally Controlled Colleges 
and Universities, and the Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving 
Institutions Programs, Asian-American and Native American Pacific 
Islander-Serving Institutions, Native American Serving Institutions, 
Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions (Science, 
Technology, Engineering and Math and Articulation), Promoting 
Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans, and 
Predominantly Black Institutions. These programs award discretionary 
grants to eligible institutions of higher education so that they might 
increase their self-sufficiency by improving academic programs, 
institutional management and fiscal stability.
    This information collection is being submitted under the 
Streamlined Clearance Process for Discretionary Grant Information 
Collections (1894-0001). Therefore, the 30-day public comment period 
notice will be the only public comment notice published for this 
information collection.
    Requests for copies of the information collection submission for 
OMB review may be accessed from the RegInfo.gov Web site at 
http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or from the Department's Web site 
at http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ``Browse Pending Collections'' 
link and by clicking on link number 4441. When you access the 
information collection, click on ``Download Attachments'' to view. 
Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department 
of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202-4537. 
Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet address 
ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202-401-0920. Please specify the 
complete title of the information collection and OMB Control Number 
when making your request.
    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) 
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
8339.

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