[Federal Register: June 12, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 113)]
[Page 32099-32100]
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[CFDA No.: 84.128G]

Vocational Rehabilitation Service Projects Program for Migratory
Agricultural Workers and Seasonal Farmworkers With Disabilities; Notice 
Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 1998

    Purpose of Program: To provide grants for vocational rehabilitation 
services for migratory agricultural workers or seasonal farmworkers 
with disabilities.
    Eligible Applicants: State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies 
(SVRAs); nonprofit agencies working in collaboration with the SVRAs; 
and local agencies administering vocational rehabilitation programs 
under written agreements with SVRAs.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: September 2, 1997.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: November 1, 1997.
    Applications Available: July 1, 1997.
    Available Funds: $490,000.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $150,000-$175,000.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $160,000.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 3.

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

    Project Period: Up to 60 months.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 
81, 82, 85, and 86.
    Selection Criteria: In evaluating an application for a new grant 
under this competition, the Secretary uses selection criteria chosen 
from the general selection criteria in Sec. 75.210 of EDGAR. The 
selection criteria to be used for this competition will be provided in 
the application package for this competition.
    For Information Contact: Mary Winkler-Chambers, U.S. Department of 
Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 3322 Switzer Building, 
Washington, D.C. 20202. Telephone (202) 205-8435.
    For Applications Contact: The Grants and Contracts Service Team, 
U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W., Room 3317, 
Switzer Building, Washington, D.C. 20202-2641. Telephone: (202) 205-
8351. The preferred method for requesting application packages is to 
FAX your request to (202) 205-8717. Individuals who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 
p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday. Individuals with 
disabilities may obtain a copy of this notice in an alternate format 
(e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer diskette) by 
contacting the Department as previously listed.
    Information about the Department's funding opportunities, including 
copies of applications notices for discretionary grant competitions, 
can be viewed on the Department's electronic bulletin board (ED Board), 
telephone (202) 260-9950; on the Internet Gopher Server (at gopher://
gcs.ed.gov); or on the World Wide Web (at http://gcs.ed.gov). However, 
the official application notice for a discretionary grant competition 
is the notice published in the Federal Register.

    Program Authority: 29 U.S.C. 777b.

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    Dated: June 6, 1997.
Judith E. Heumann,
Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
[FR Doc. 97-15393 Filed 6-11-97; 8:45 am]