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Office of Postsecondary Education; International Research and Studies Program Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2002

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Purpose of Program: The International Research and Studies Program provides grants to conduct research and studies to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies, and other international fields.

Eligible Applicants: Public and private agencies, organizations and institutions, and individuals.

Applications Available: September 10, 2001.

Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: November 5, 2001.

Estimated Available Funds: The Administration has requested $4,500,000 for this program for FY 2002. The actual level of funding, if any, depends on final congressional action. However, we are inviting applications at this time to allow enough time to complete the grant process if Congress appropriates funds for this program.

Estimated Range of Awards: $50,000-$150,000 per year.

Estimated Average Size of Awards: $99,000 per year.

Estimated Number of Awards: 19.

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

Project Period: Up to 36 months.

Applicable Regulations: (a) The Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 80, 82, 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99; and (b) The regulations for this program in 34 CFR parts 655 and 660.

For Applications and Further Information Contact: Jose L. Martinez, International Research and Studies Program, U.S. Department of Education, International Education and Graduate Programs Service, 1990 K Street NW., Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006-8521. Telephone: (202) 502-7635, or via Internet: jose.martinez@ed.gov.

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 the program contact person listed under For Applications and Further Information Contact.

Individuals with disabilities may obtain a copy of the application package in an alternative format by contacting that person. However, the Department is not able to reproduce in an alternative format the standard forms included in the application package.

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Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1125.

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Dated: August 29, 2001.

Maureen A. McLaughlin,

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Planning and Innovation, Office of Postsecondary Education.

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[FR Doc. 01-22237 Filed 9-4-01; 8:45 am]

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