[Federal Register: August 20, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 161)]
[Page 45517-45518]
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[CFDA No.: 84.153A]

Office of Postsecondary Education, Business and International; 
Education Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for 
Fiscal Year (FY) 2000

    Purpose of Program: The Business and International Education 
Program provides grants to institutions of higher education to enhance 
international business education programs and to expand the capacity of 
the business community to engage in international economic activities.
    Eligible Applicants: Institutions of higher education that enter 
into agreements with trade associations, business enterprises or trade 
organizations that are engaged in international economic activity.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: November 1, 1999.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: December 31, 1999.
    Applications Available: September 7, 1999.

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    Available Funds: $1,900,000. The estimated amount of funds 
available for new awards under this competition is based on the 
Administration's request for this program for FY 2000. The actual level 
of funding, if any, is contingent on final congressional action.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $50,000-$90,000.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $82,609 per year.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 23.

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

    Project Period: Up to 24 months.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General 
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 82, 
85, and 86; and (b) The regulations for these programs as follows: 34 
CFR parts 655 and 661.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Matching requirement: Under Part B, section 
613(d) Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), Business and International 
Education Program grantees must provide no less than 50 percent of the 
total cost of projects in each fiscal year. Example: The institution's 
total costs of the proposed project will be $140,000 per year. The 
institution may request a grant in the amount of $70,000 or less. The 
institution must provide the remaining $70,000 in cash or in-kind 

and International Education Program, U.S. Department of Education, 
International Education and Graduate Programs Service, 400 Maryland 
Avenue, SW., Suite 600 Portals Building, Washington, DC 20202-5331. 
Telephone: 202-260-3383. The e-mail address for Ms. Richardson is 
tanyelle__richardson@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed in the preceding 
paragraph. Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of the 
application package in an alternate format, also, by contacting that 
person. However, the Department is not able to reproduce in an 
alternate format the standard forms included in the application 

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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1130a-1130b.

    Dated: August 16, 1999.
Claudio R. Prieto,
Acting Assistant Secretary Office of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 99-21629 Filed 8-19-99; 8:45 am]