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The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).


Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 27, 2006.

Title and OMB Number: DoD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships Program; OMB number 0701-TBD.

Type of Request: New.

Number of Respondents: 2,800.

Responses Per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 2,800.

Average Burden Per Response: 12 hours.

Annual Burden Hours: 33,600.

Needs and Uses: The on-line, electronic application provides information necessary for evaluation and selection of fellowships. The NDSEG fellowships allow recipients to pursue their graduate studies at whichever United States institution they choose to attend. Respondents are students enrolled in doctoral programs in science and engineering desiring to complete their education. Failure to respond renders the student ineligible for a fellowship.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Frequency: Annually.

Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.

OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Hillary Jaffe.

Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jaffe at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method:

Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings.

Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/Information Management Division, 1777 North Kent Street, RPN, Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 22209-2133.

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Dated: October 23, 2006.

Patricia L. Toppings,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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[FR Doc. 06-9394 Filed 11-24-06; 8:45 am]