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Extension of Deadline; Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)-College Savings Account Research Demonstration Project

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Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.


Notice extending deadline date for the FY 2013 grant competition.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.334D.


On January 23, 2013, we published in the Federal Register (78 FR 4838) a notice inviting applications for the GEAR UP College Savings Account Research Demonstration Project. The notice established March 11, 2013, as the deadline date for eligible applicants to apply for funding under the program. To allow applicants additional time to respond to program requirements regarding college savings accounts and financial counseling, we are extending the deadline date for transmittal of applications to May 1, 2013.


Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 1, 2013.

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Catherine St. Clair, Student Service, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street NW., Room 7051, Washington, DC 20006-8524. Telephone: (202) 502-7579 or by email:

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Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-21 through 20 U.S.C. 1070a-28.

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Dated: March 5, 2013.

David A. Bergeron,

Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.

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[FR Doc. 2013-05497 Filed 3-7-13; 8:45 am]