Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, (OAA-RPA), DoD.
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Consideration will be given to all comments received by March 13, 2006.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to U.S. Army ROTC Cadet Command, ATTN: ATCC-OP-I-S (Elaine Krzanowski), 55 Patch Road, Building 56, Fort Monroe, Virginia 23651-1052.
Consideration will be given to all comments received within 60 days of the date of publication of this notice.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the above address, or call Department of the Army Reports Clearance Officer at (703) 428-6440.
Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: U.S. Army ROTC 4-Year College Scholarship Application (For High School Students); CC Form 114-R, OMB Control Number 0702-0073.
Needs and uses: The Army ROTC Program produces approximately 80 percent of the newly commissioned officers for the U.S. Army. The Army ROTC scholarship is an incentive to attract men and women to pursue educational degrees in the academic disciplines required by the Army. The information is collected annually.Start Printed Page 1738
Affected Public: Business or Other for-Profit.
Annual Burden Hours: 8,250.
Number of Respondents: 11,000.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
Average Burden Per Response: 45 minutes.
Frequency: Annually.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The applications are available to high school students. Once the applications for U.S. Army ROTC 4-Year College Scholarship Program are completed, they are submitted to Headquarters, Cadet Command for review, screening and selection of scholarship recipients. The application and information provides the basis for the scholarship award.Start Signature
Dated: January 3, 2006.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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