[Federal Register: August 10, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 155)]
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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) 2001

    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 3, 2000.
    Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: January 2, 2001.
    Applications Available: September 1, 2000.
    Available Funds: $2,000,000. The estimated amount of funds
available for new awards under this competition is based on the
Administration's request for this program for FY 2001. The actual level
of funding, if any, is contingent on final congressional action.
    Estimated Range of Awards: $50,000-$95,000.
    Estimated Average Size of Awards: $76,938 per year.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 26.

    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, 86, 97, 98, and 99; and (b) the regulations for this program in 34
CFR parts 655 and 661.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Matching requirement: Under Title VI, Part
B, section 613(d) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended,
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 contributions.


    Invitational Priority: The Secretary is particularly interested in
applications that meet the following invitational priority. However,
under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(1) an application that meets this invitational
priority does not receive competitive preference over other
    Applications from institutions of higher education that propose
educational programs abroad, including pre-departure and post-return
programs, for undergraduate and graduate students to study or intern,
or both, in a foreign country for a semester or more. These programs
should be integrated into the curriculum of the home institution or
    For Applications or Information Contact: Tanyelle Richardson,
Business and International Education Program, U.S. Department of
Education, International Education and Graduate Programs Service, 1990
K Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006-8521. Telephone: 202-502-
7626. The e-mail address for Ms. Richardson is:

    Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD)
may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an
alternate format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer
diskette) on request to the appropriate contact

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person listed in the preceding paragraph. However, the Department is
not able to reproduce in an alternate format the standard forms
included in the application package.

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

    Dated: August 4, 2000.
A. Lee Fritschler,
Assistant Secretary Office of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 00-20232 Filed 8-9-00; 8:45 am]