[Federal Register: August 27, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 166)]
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[CFDA No.: 84.017A]

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

    Purpose of Program: The International Research and Studies Program
provides grants to conduct research and studies to improve and
strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies, and
other international fields to provide full understanding of places in
which the foreign languages are commonly used.
    Eligible Applicants: Public and private agencies, organizations,
and institutions, and individuals.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: October 29, 1999.
    Applications Available: September 7, 1999.
    Available Funds: The estimated amount of funds available for new
awards is $1,893,600, based on the Administration's request for FY
2000. The actual level of funding, if any, is contingent on final
congressional action.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $50,000-$150,000 per year.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $118,350 per year.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 16.

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

    Project Period: Up to 36 months.
    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 80, 82,
85, and 86; and (b) the regulations in 34 CFR parts 655 and 660.
    For Applications or Information Contact: Jose Martinez, U.S.
Department of Education, International Education and Graduate Programs
Service, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 600 Portals Building,
Washington, DC 20202-5331. Mr. Martinez may be reached at e-mail
address jose martinez@ed.gov or telephone: (202) 401-9784. Individuals
who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the
Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1125.

    Dated: August 23, 1999.
Claudio R. Prieto,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 99-22284 Filed 8-26-99; 8:45 am]