[Federal Register: April 11, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 70)]
[Page 17681-17682]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



[CFDA No. 84.200A]

Office of Postsecondary Education; Graduate Assistance in Areas 
of National Need Program; Notice Announcing Technical Assistance 
Workshops for Preparing Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year 
(FY) 2003

    Purpose of Workshop: The Department of Education will conduct 
technical assistance workshops to assist prospective applicants in 
developing their applications for the FY 2003 competition under the 
Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) program, 
authorized by title VII, part A, subpart 2, of the Higher Education Act 
of 1965, as amended, 20 U.S.C. 1135-1135e. The workshops will provide 
information on how to develop application narratives in accordance with 
the program selection criteria, as well as on program regulations and 
grant administration. Three technical assistance workshops have been 
scheduled for the Spring and Summer 2002. This will allow prospective 
applicants sufficient time to develop proposals for the FY 2003 
competition. The workshops are open to both prospective applicants and 
current grantees.
    Prospective applicants are advised that in September 2002 the 
Secretary plans to publish a notice inviting applications for FY 2003 
awards, contingent upon Congress appropriating funds for this program. 
Workshops are free to the public. You may register by e-mail at: 
    Dates and Addresses:
    Date: April 22, 2002.
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Location: U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20006.
    Date: June 13, 2002.
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Location: Arizona State University, The Graduate College, Tempe, AZ 
    Date: July 18, 2002.
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    Location: Washington University, Graduate School of Arts and 
Sciences, St. Louis, MO 63130-4899.

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Assistance to Individuals With Disabilities at the Technical 
Assistance Workshops

    The technical assistance workshop sites are accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or 
service to participate in a workshop (e.g., interpreting service, 
assistive listening device, or materials in an alternative 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: Graduate Assistance in Areas of 
National Need Program Team: Annie Peake or Brandy Silverman, U.S. 
Department of Education, International Education and Graduate Programs 
Service, 1990 K Street, NW., 6th Floor, Room 6018, Washington, DC 
20006-8521. Telephone: (202) 502-7700 or via Internet: 
    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 contact persons listed under FOR 

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 1-800-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://

    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1135.

    Dated: April 8, 2002.
Sally L. Stroup,
Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 02-8810 Filed 4-10-02; 8:45 am]