[Federal Register: September 28, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 189)]
[Page 49644-49645]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Direct Grant Programs

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice reopening competitions or extending application deadline 
dates for certain direct grants.


SUMMARY: The Secretary reopens competitions or extends the deadline 
dates for the submission of applications for direct grants under 
several programs. All of the affected competitions are among those 
under which the Secretary is making new awards for fiscal year (FY) 
2002. The Secretary takes this action to allow more time for the 
preparation and submission of applications by potential applicants who 
may have been precluded by terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, 
from meeting previously announced

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deadlines. The reopenings or extensions apply to all eligible 
applicants for the competitions listed in this notice.

DATES: The new deadline date for transmitting applications under each 
competition is listed with that competition on the chart in this 
    If the program in which you are interested is subject to Executive 
Order 12372, the deadline date for the transmittal of State process 
recommendations by State Single Points of Contact (SPOCs) and comments 
by other interested parties remains as originally announced.

ADDRESSES: The address and telephone number for obtaining applications 
for, or information about, an individual competition are in the 
application notice for that program. We have listed the date and 
Federal Register citation of the application notice for each 
competition on the chart in this notice.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the TDD number, if any, listed in the individual application 
notice. If we have not listed a TDD number, you may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    If you want to transmit a recommendation or comment under Executive 
Order 12372, you can find the latest list and addresses of individual 
SPOCs on the Web site of the Office of Management and Budget at the 
following address:


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following is specific information about 
each competition covered by this notice:

                                            List of Programs Affected
                                                                            Original deadline   Revised deadline
            CFDA No. and Name               Publication date and Federal         date for           date for
                                                  Register citation            applications       applications
Office of Vocational and Adult Education
84.353A Tech-Prep Demonstration Program.  7/09/01                                     9/17/01         * 10/12/01
                                          (66 FR 35862)
Office of Postsecondary Education.......
84.066A Educational Opportunity Centers.  6/11/01                                     9/28/01           10/12/01
                                          (66 FR 31338)
Office of Special Education and
 Rehabilitative Services.
84.133F Research Fellowships Program....  7/31/01                                    10/09/01           11/13/01
                                          (66 FR 39610)
84.133G Field-Initiated Projects........  7/31/01                                    10/09/01           11/13/01
                                          (66 FR 39612)
84.133P Field-Initiated Projects........  7/31/01                                    10/09/01          11/13/01
                                          (66 FR 39612)
* Electronic applicants should be aware that e-Application will not be available for processing of applications
  on October 1, 2001, but will be available following that date and through the 10/12/01 deadline.

    If you are an individual with a disability, you may obtain a copy 
of this notice in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, 
audiotape, or computer diskette) on request to the contact person 
listed in the individual application notices.

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    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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    Dated: September 25, 2001.
Mark Carney,
Deputy Chief Financial Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-24418 Filed 9-25-01; 3:54 pm]