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[CFDA Nos. 84.015A, 84.015B]

Office of Postsecondary Education, Title VI, Higher Education Act 
of 1965, as Amended, Part A, National Resource Centers Program and 
Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program; Notice 
Announcing Technical Assistance Workshop for Preparing Applications for 
New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2003

    Purpose of Workshop: To assist institutions of higher education in 
preparing their applications for the competition for new awards for FY 
2003 under the National Resource Centers Program and the Foreign 
Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program authorized by section 602 
of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 1122. The 
workshop will include sessions on how to develop application narratives 
and budgets that effectively address the programs' selection criteria, 
as well as sessions on program evaluation and grant administration. 
This notice announces the technical assistance workshop only.
    Prospective applicants are advised that in August 2002 the 
Secretary plans to publish a notice inviting applications for FY 2003 
new awards, contingent upon Congress appropriating funds for these 

DATES: February 3-5, 2002. Workshop sessions will begin at 8 a.m. and 
end at 5 p.m. Conducting the workshop in February allows prospective 
applicants sufficient time to develop their applications for submission 
in fall 2002.

ADDRESSES: The Doubletree Hotel, 300 Army/Navy Drive, Arlington, 
Virginia. To make a reservation call the Doubletree Hotel, toll free, 
at 1-800-678-8123.
    Assistance to Individuals with Disabilities at the Technical 
Assistance Workshop: The technical assistance workshop site is 
accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you will need an 
auxiliary aid or service to participate in the workshop (e.g., 
interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an 
alternate format), notify one of the contact persons listed under FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT at least two weeks before the scheduled 
workshop date. Although we will attempt to meet a request we receive 
after this date, we may not be able to make available the requested 
auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to arrange it.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The National Resource Centers Program 
and Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Program Team: Cheryl 
Gibbs, Ed McDermott, Amy Wilson, or Karla Ver Bryck Block, U.S. 
Department of Education, International Education and Graduate Programs 
Service, 1990 K Street, NW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006-8521. 
Telephone: (202) 502-7700 or via Internet: http://www.OPE__nrc-
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may 
call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, or computer 
diskette) on request to one of the program contact persons listed under 

Electronic Access to This Document

    You may view this document, as well as all other Department of 
Education documents published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe 
Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: 
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC, area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1122.

    Dated: November 21, 2001.
Maureen A. McLaughlin,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Planning and Innovation, Office 
of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 01-29453 Filed 11-26-01; 8:45 am]