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Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2001 for the High School Equivalency Program (HEP) and the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP)

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Department of Education.

Purpose of Programs: The purpose of HEP and CAMP is to provide grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs), or to private non-profit agencies working in cooperation with IHEs, to help migrant and seasonal farmworkers complete high school and succeed in postsecondary education.

Eligible Applicants: IHEs or private non-profit agencies working in cooperation with IHEs.

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: March 23, 2001.

Applications Available: January 25, 2001.

Deadline for Intergovernmental Review: May 23, 2001.

Available Funds: HEP $5,000,000.

Estimated Range of Awards: HEP $150,000-$475,000.

Estimated Average Size of Awards: HEP $385,000.

Estimated Number of Awards: HEP 13.

Available Funds: CAMP $3,000,000.

Estimated Range of Awards: CAMP $150,000-$400,000.

Estimated Average Size of Awards: CAMP $375,000.

Estimated Number of Awards: CAMP 8.


The Department is not bound by any estimates in this notice.

Project Period: Up to 60 months.

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HEP assists migrant and seasonal farmworkers to obtain a general education diploma (GED) and to be placed in postsecondary education or training, career positions, or the military. By locating the programs at IHEs, migrant and seasonal farmworkers also have opportunities to attend cultural events, academic programs, and other educational and cultural activities usually not available to them. CAMP assists migrant and seasonal farmworkers to successfully complete the first academic year of study in a college or university, and provides follow-up services to help students continue in postsecondary education.

The selection criteria used to review applications are included in the application package.

The Congress has appropriated a total of $20,000,000 for HEP and $10,000,000 for CAMP for FY 2001. The increases in the FY 2001 appropriations ($5,000,000 for HEP and $3,000,000 for CAMP) will be used to fund new applications.

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; (b) 34 CFR part 206, and the definitions of a migrant and seasonal farmworker in 34 CFR 200.40 and 20 CFR part 652, respectively.

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To obtain a copy of the application or to obtain information on the program, call or write Mary L. Suazo, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, Office of Migrant Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Room 3E227, FOB 6, Washington, DC 20202-6135. Telephone Number: (202) 260-1396. Inquiries may be sent by e-mail to or by FAX at (202) 205-0089. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.

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Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070d-2

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Michael Cohen,

Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education.

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[FR Doc. 01-2257 Filed 1-24-01; 8:45 am]