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Order 12866. Under the terms of the Dated: September 19, 2006. award amount is $250,000. For a current
order, we have assessed the potential James F. Manning, grantee applying for a VUB or UBMS
costs and benefits of this regulatory Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary grant (to continue funding for a
action. Education. currently funded project), the maximum
The potential costs associated with [FR Doc. 06–8101 Filed 9–21–06; 8:45 am] award amount is the greater of (a)
$250,000 or (b) an amount equal to 103
the notice of final priority are those BILLING CODE 4000–01–P
percent of the applicant’s currently
resulting from statutory requirements
funded grant award amount for FY
and those we have determined are
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 2006.
necessary for administering this For a current grantee that did not
program effectively and efficiently. Office of Postsecondary Education; receive supplemental funds under the
In assessing the potential costs and Overview Information; Upward Bound UB Expansion Initiative in FY 2006 that
benefits—both quantitative and Program (Includes Regular Upward is applying for a UB grant, the
qualitative—of this notice of final Bound (UB), Veterans Upward Bound maximum award amount is the greater
priority, we have determined that the (VUB) and Upward Bound Math and of (a) $250,000 or (b) an amount equal
benefits of the proposed priority justify Science (UBMS)) Notice Inviting to 103 percent of the applicant’s
the costs. Applications for New Awards for Fiscal currently funded grant award amount
We have also determined that this Year (FY) 2007 for FY 2006. For a current grantee that
action does not unduly interfere with received supplemental funds under the
Catalog of Federal Domestic UB Expansion Initiative in FY 2006 that
State, local, and tribal governments in Assistance (CFDA) Numbers: 84.047A
the exercise of their governmental is applying for a UB grant, the
and 84.047M. maximum award amount is the greater
functions. Dates: Applications Available: of (a) $250,000 or (b) an amount equal
Intergovernmental Review September 22, 2006. to 103 percent of the sum of the
Deadline for Transmittal of applicant’s currently funded grant
This program is subject to Executive Applications: November 6, 2006. award amount plus 50 percent of its UB
Order 12372 and the regulations in 34 Deadline for Intergovernmental
Expansion Initiative grant award
CFR part 79. One of the objectives of the Review: January 5, 2007.
amount for FY 2006.
Executive order is to foster an Eligible Applicants: Institutions of Estimated Number of Awards: 766 for
intergovernmental partnership and a higher education; public or private UB; 42 for VUB; and 128 for UBMS.
strengthened federalism. The Executive agencies and organizations;
combinations of institutions, agencies, Note: The Department is not bound by any
order relies on processes developed by estimates in this notice.
State and local governments for and organizations; and secondary
coordination and review of proposed schools under exceptional Project Period: Up to 60 months.
Federal financial assistance. circumstances, if there is no institution, Applicants whose peer review scores
agency, or organization capable of are within the highest ten percent of
This document provides early carrying out an applicable Upward scores of all applicants receiving awards
notification of our specific plans and Bound project in the proposed target will receive five-year awards. All other
actions for this program. area. successful applicants will receive four-
Applicable Program Regulations: 34 Estimated Available Funds: The year awards.
CFR part 645. Administration’s budget request for FY Full Text of Announcement
2007 does not include funds for the
Electronic Access to This Document Upward Bound Program. However, we I. Funding Opportunity Description
You may view this document, as well are inviting applications to allow Purpose of Program: The Upward
as all other documents of this enough time to complete the grant Bound program is one of seven
Department published in the Federal process if Congress appropriates funds programs known as the Federal TRIO
Register, in text or Adobe Portable for this program. programs. There are three types of
Document Format (PDF) on the Internet Estimated Range of Awards: grants under the Upward Bound
at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/ $250,000–$853,000 for year one of UB; program: Regular Upward Bound grants;
news/fedregister. $250,000–$543,000 for year one of VUB; Veterans Upward Bound grants; and
and $250,000–$354,000 for year one of Upward Bound Math and Science
To use PDF you must have Adobe UBMS. grants.
Acrobat Reader, which is available free Estimated Average Size of Awards: The regular Upward Bound projects
at this site. If you have questions about $350,000 for UB; $300,000 for VUB; and are designed to generate in participants
using PDF, call the U.S. Government $270,000 for UBMS. the skills and motivation necessary for
Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– Maximum Award: We will not fund success in education beyond secondary
888–293–6498; or in the Washington, any application at an amount exceeding school. The Veterans Upward Bound
DC area at (202) 512–1530. the maximum amounts specified below projects are designed to assist veterans
Note: The official version of this document for a single budget period of 12 months. in preparing for a program of
is the document published in the Federal We may choose not to further consider postsecondary education. The Upward
Register. Free Internet access to the official or review applications with budgets that Bound Math and Science projects are
edition of the Federal Register and the Code exceed the maximum amounts specified designed to prepare high school
of Federal Regulations is available on GPO below, if we conclude, during our initial students for postsecondary education
review of the application, that the programs that lead to careers in the
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Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/


index.html. proposed goals and objectives cannot be fields of math and science.
obtained with the specified maximum Priority: This priority is from the
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance amount. notice of final priority for this program
Number 84.047A Upward Bound Program) For an applicant applying for a new published elsewhere in this issue of the
Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a–13. UB, VUB or UBMS grant the maximum Federal Register.

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Absolute Priority: For FY 2007, this 3. Agree that eligible new students UB Expansion Initiative in FY 2006, that
priority is an absolute priority. Under 34 will be assigned randomly by the is applying for a UB grant, the
CFR 75.105(c)(3), we consider only evaluator either to participate in maximum award amount is the greater
applications for regular Upward Bound Upward Bound or to serve as part of a of (a) $250,000 or (b) an amount equal
Program grants that meet the priority. control group (not in Upward Bound); to 103 percent of the applicant’s
This priority only applies to the regular and currently funded grant award amount
UB Program applications. This priority 4. Agree that a student assigned to for FY 2006. For a current grantee that
does not apply to the VUB and UBMS serve as part of a control group will not received supplemental funds under the
competitions. be subsequently selected to participate UB Expansion Initiative in FY 2006 that
This priority is: Upward Bound in Upward Bound. is applying for a UB grant, the
Program Participant Selection and This priority does not apply to the maximum award amount is the greater
Evaluation. Veterans Upward Bound projects and of (a) $250,000 or (b) an amount equal
This priority supports regular Upward Upward Bound Math/Science projects. to 103 percent of the sum of the
Bound Program projects that— Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a–11; 20 applicant’s currently funded grant
1. Select first-time participants from U.S.C. 1070a–13. award amount plus 50 percent of its UB
otherwise eligible students who have Applicable Regulations: (a) The Expansion Initiative grant award
completed the 8th grade but not the Education Department General amount for FY 2006.
10th grade in secondary school, except Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in Estimated Number of Awards: 766 for
a student who has previously 34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 80, 82, 85, UB; 42 for VUB; and 128 for UBMS.
participated in a regular Upward Bound 86, 97, 98, and 99. Note: The Department is not bound by any
project may be selected notwithstanding (b) The regulations for this program in estimates in this notice.
the student’s grade level; 34 CFR part 645. Project Period: Up to 60 months.
2. Select not less than 30 percent of (c) The notice of final priority for this Applicants whose peer review scores
all first-time participants from students program published elsewhere in this are within the highest ten percent of
who have completed the 8th grade but issue of the Federal Register. scores of all applicants receiving awards
not the 9th grade in secondary school
II. Award Information will receive five-year awards. All other
and who have a ‘‘high academic risk for
successful applicants will receive four-
failure.’’ Type of Award: Discretionary grants. year awards.
‘‘High academic risk for failure’’ refers Estimated Available Funds: The
to otherwise eligible students who— Administration’s budget request for FY III. Eligibility Information
a. Have not achieved at the proficient 2007 does not include funds for the 1. Eligible Applicants: Institutions of
level on State assessments in reading/ Upward Bound Program. However, we higher education; public or private
language arts for grade eight; are inviting applications to allow agencies and organizations;
b. Have not achieved at the proficient enough time to complete the grant combinations of institutions, agencies,
level on State assessments in math for process if Congress appropriates funds and organizations; and secondary
grade eight; for this program. schools under exceptional
c. Have a grade point average of 2.5 Estimated Range of Awards: circumstances, if there is no institution,
or less (on a 4.0 scale) for the most $250,000–$853,000 for year one of UB; agency, or organization capable of
recent school year for which grade point $250,000–$543,000 for year one of VUB; carrying out an applicable Upward
averages are available; or and $250,000–$354,000 for year one of Bound project in the proposed target
d. Have not completed pre-algebra, UBMS. area.
algebra, or geometry by the end of grade Estimated Average Size of Awards: 2. Cost Sharing or Matching: This
eight, and (in cases in which students $350,000 for UB; $300,000 for VUB; and program does not involve cost sharing
are recruited early during grade nine) $270,000 for UBMS. or matching.
are not taking algebra or geometry in Maximum Award: We will not fund 3. Other: An applicant may submit
grade nine. any application at an amount exceeding more than one application, if each
To meet this priority, an applicant the maximum amounts specified below separate application describes a project
also must agree to conduct its Upward for a single budget period of 12 months. that will serve students at different
Bound project in a manner consistent We may choose not to further consider target schools and/or target populations.
with the evaluation that the Department or review applications with budgets that A secondary school applicant must
plans to conduct for the Upward Bound exceed the maximum amounts specified submit a certification that there is no
Program. An applicant also must agree, below, if we conclude, during our initial other eligible entity in the proposed
if selected to participate in the review of the application, that the target area that is capable of carrying out
evaluation, to— proposed goals and objectives cannot be a UB program project.
1. Recruit at least twice as many obtained with the specified maximum
eligible new students in project year amount. IV. Application and Submission
2007–2008 as the grantee plans to serve For an applicant applying for a new Information
in its project. Of that larger pool of UB, VUB or UBMS grant the maximum 1. Address to Request Application
eligible new students, not less than 30 award amount is $250,000. For a current Package: Gaby Watts, U.S. Department
percent must have completed the 8th grantee applying for a VUB or UBMS of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., suite
grade but not the 9th grade in secondary grant (to continue funding for a 7000, Washington, DC 2006–8510.
school and meet the definition of ‘‘high currently funded project), the maximum Telephone: (202) 502–7600 or by e-mail:
academic risk for failure;’’ award amount is the greater of (a) TRIO@ed.gov.
2. Refrain from admitting new $250,000 or (b) an amount equal to 103 If you use a telecommunications
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students into the Upward Bound project percent of the applicant’s currently device for the deaf (TDD), you may call
for project year 2007–2008 until the funded grant award amount for FY the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–
evaluator has completed its data 2006. 800–877–8339.
collection and random assignment for For a current grantee that did not Individuals with disabilities may
those students; receive supplemental funds under the obtain a copy of the application package

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in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, to submit your application • When you enter the Grants.gov site,
large print, audiotape, or computer electronically or by mail or hand you will find information about
diskette) by contacting one of the delivery if you qualify for an exception submitting an application electronically
program contact persons listed in this to the electronic submission through the site, as well as the hours of
section. requirement, please refer to Section IV. operation.
2. Content and Form of Application 6. Other Submission Requirements in • Applications received by Grants.gov
Submission: Requirements concerning this notice. are time and date stamped. Your
the content of an application, together We do not consider an application application must be fully uploaded and
with the forms you must submit, are in that does not comply with the deadline submitted, and must be date/time
the application package and instructions requirements. stamped by the Grants.gov system no
for this program. Deadline for Intergovernmental later than 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC
Page Limit: The Program Narrative is Review: January 9, 2007. time, on the application deadline date.
where you, the applicant, address the 4. Intergovernmental Review: This Except as otherwise noted in this
selection criteria that reviewers use to program is subject to Executive Order section, we will not consider your
evaluate your application. You must 12372 and the regulations in 34 CFR application if it is date/time stamped by
limit the section of the narrative that part 79. Information about the Grants.gov system later than 4:30
addresses the selection criteria to the Intergovernmental Review of Federal p.m., Washington, DC time, on the
equivalent of no more than 50 pages, Programs under Executive Order 12372 application deadline date. When we
using the following standards: is in the application package for this retrieve your application from
• A ‘‘page’’ is 8.5″ x 11″, on one side program. Grants.gov, we will notify you if we are
only, with 1″ margins at the top, bottom, 5. Funding Restrictions: We reference rejecting your application because it
and both sides. Page numbers and an the regulations outlining funding was date/time stamped by the
identifier may be within the 1″ margin. restrictions in the Applicable Grants.gov system after 4:30 p.m.,
• Double space (no more than three Regulations section of this notice. Washington, DC time, on the
lines per vertical inch) all text in the 6. Other Submission Requirements: application deadline date.
application narrative, except titles, Applications for grants under this • The amount of time it can take to
headings, footnotes, quotations, program must be submitted upload an application will vary
references, captions and all text in electronically unless you qualify for an depending on a variety of factors
charts, tables, and graphs may be single exception to this requirement in including the size of the application and
spaced. accordance with the instructions in this the speed of your Internet connection.
• Use one or more of the following section. Therefore, we strongly recommend that
fonts: Times New Roman, Courier, you do not wait until the application
a. Electronic Submission of
Courier New or Arial. Applications deadline date to begin the submission
Applications. Applications for grants
submitted in any other font (including process through Grants.gov.
under the Upward Bound Program—
Times Roman and Arial Narrow) will be
CFDA Number 84.047A and 84.047M • You should review and follow the
rejected.
must be submitted electronically using Education Submission Procedures for
• Use not less than 12-point font.
The page limit does not apply to Part the Grants.gov Apply site at: http:// submitting an application through
I, the Application for Federal Assistance www.grants.gov. Through this site, you Grants.gov that are included in the
face sheet (SF 424); the supplemental will be able to download a copy of the application package for this program to
information form required by the application package, complete it offline, ensure that you submit your application
Department of Education; Part II, the and then upload and submit your in a timely manner to the Grants.gov
budget information summary form (ED application. You may not e-mail an system. You can also find the
Form 524); and Part IV, the assurances electronic copy of a grant application to Education Submission Procedures
and certifications. The page limit also us. pertaining to Grants.gov at:
does not apply to a table of contents. If We will reject your application if you http://e-Grants.ed.gov/help/
you include any attachments or submit it in paper format unless, as GrantsgovSubmissionProcedures.pdf.
appendices not specifically requested, described elsewhere in this section, you • To submit your application via
these items will be counted as part of qualify for one of the exceptions to the Grants.gov, you must complete all the
the Program Narrative (Part III) for electronic submission requirement and steps in the Grants.gov registration
purposes of the page limit requirement. submit, no later than two weeks before process (see http://www.grants.gov/
You must include your complete the application deadline date, a written applicants/get_registered.jsp). These
response to the selection criteria in the statement to the Department that you steps include (1) registering your
Program Narrative. qualify for one of these exceptions. organization, (2) registering yourself as
We will reject your application if— Further information regarding an Authorized Organization
• You apply these standards and calculation of the date that is two weeks Representative (AOR), and (3) getting
exceed the page limit; or before the application deadline date is authorized as an AOR by your
• You apply other standards and provided later in this section under organization. Details on these steps are
exceed the equivalent of the page limit. Exception to Electronic Submission outlined in the Grants.gov 3-Step
3. Submission Dates and Times: Requirement. Registration Guide (see http://
Applications Available: September 22, You may access the electronic grant www.grants.gov/section910/
2006. application for the Upward Bound Grants.govRegistrationBrochure.pdf).
Deadline for Transmittal of Program at: http://www.grants.gov. You You also must provide on your
Applications: November 6, 2006. must search for the downloadable application the same D–U–N–S Number
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Applications for grants under this application package for this program by used with this registration. Please note
program must be submitted the CFDA number. Do not include the that the registration process may take
electronically using the Grants.gov CFDA number’s alpha suffix in your five or more business days to complete,
Apply site (Grants.gov). For information search. and you must have completed all
(including dates and times) about how Please note the following: registration steps to allow you to

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successfully submit an application via affected your ability to submit your Department at the applicable following
Grants.gov. application by 4:30 p.m., Washington, address:
• You will not receive additional DC time, on the application deadline By mail through the U.S. Postal Service:
point value because you submit your date. The Department will contact you U.S. Department of Education,
application in electronic format, nor after a determination is made on Application Control Center,
will we penalize you if you qualify for whether your application will be Attention: (CFDA Number 84.047A or
an exception to the electronic accepted. 84.047M), 400 Maryland Avenue,
submission requirement, as described SW., Washington, DC 20202–4260.
elsewhere in this section, and submit Note: Extensions referred to in this section
apply only to the unavailability of or or
your application in paper format. By mail through a commercial carrier:
technical problems with the Grants.gov
• You must submit all documents system. We will not grant you an extension U.S. Department of Education,
electronically including all information if you failed to fully register to submit your Application Control Center—Stop
typically included on the Application application to Grants.gov before the deadline 4260, Attention: (CFDA Number
for Federal Education Assistance (SF date and time or if the technical problem you
424), Budget Information—Non- 84.047A or 84.047M), 7100 Old
experienced is unrelated to the Grants.gov
Construction Programs (ED 524), and all system.
Landover Road, Landover, MD 20785–
necessary assurances and certifications. 1506.
You must attach any narrative sections Exception to Electronic Submission Regardless of which address you use,
of your application as files in a .DOC Requirement: You qualify for an you must show proof of mailing
(document), .RTF (rich text), or .PDF exception to the electronic submission consisting of one of the following:
(Portable Document) format. If you requirement, and may submit your (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service
upload a file type other than the three application in paper format, if you are postmark,
file types specified above or submit a unable to submit an application through (2) A legible mail receipt with the
password protected file, we will not the Grants.gov system because— date of mailing stamped by the U.S.
review that material. • You do not have access to the Postal Service,
• Your electronic application must Internet; or (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or
comply with any page limit • You do not have the capacity to receipt from a commercial carrier, or
requirements described in this notice. upload large documents to the (4) Any other proof of mailing
• After you electronically submit Grants.gov system; acceptable to the Secretary of the U.S.
your application, you will receive an and Department of Education.
automatic acknowledgment from If you mail your application through
Grants.gov that contains a Grants.gov • No later than two weeks before the the U.S. Postal Service, we do not
tracking number. The Department will application deadline date (14 calendar accept either of the following as proof
retrieve your application from days or, if the fourteenth calendar day of mailing:
Grants.gov and send you a second before the application deadline date (1) A private metered postmark, or
confirmation by e-mail that will include falls on a Federal holiday, the next (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by
a PR/Award number (an ED-specified business day following the Federal the U.S. Postal Service.
identifying number unique to your holiday), you mail or fax a written If your application is postmarked after
application). statement to the Department, explaining the application deadline date, we will
• We may request that you provide us which of the two grounds for an not consider your application.
original signatures on forms at a later exception prevent you from using the
Internet to submit your application. If Note: The U.S. Postal Service does not
date. uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before
Application Deadline Date Extension you mail your written statement to the
relying on this method, you should check
in Case of Technical Issues with the Department, it must be postmarked no with your local post office.
Grants.gov System: If you are prevented later than two weeks before the
from electronically submitting your application deadline date. If you fax c. Submission of Paper Applications
application on the application deadline your written statement to the by Hand Delivery.
date because of technical problems with Department, we must receive the faxed If you qualify for an exception to the
the Grants.gov system, we will grant you statement no later than two weeks electronic submission requirement, you
an extension until 4:30 p.m., before the application deadline date. (or a courier service) may deliver your
Washington, DC time, the following Address and mail or fax your paper application to the Department by
business day to enable you to transmit statement to: Geraldine Smith, U.S. hand. You must deliver the original and
your application electronically, or by Department of Education, 1990 K Street, two copies of your application, by hand,
hand delivery. You also may mail your NW., suite 7000, Washington, DC on or before the application deadline
application by following the mailing 20006–8510. FAX: (202) 502–7857. date, to the Department at the following
instructions as described elsewhere in Your paper application must be address: U.S. Department of Education,
this notice. If you submit an application submitted in accordance with the mail Application Control Center, Attention:
after 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on or hand delivery instructions described (CFDA Number 84.047A or 84.047M),
the deadline date, please contact either in this notice. 550 12th Street, SW., Room 7041,
of the persons listed elsewhere in this b. Submission of Paper Applications Potomac Center Plaza, Washington, DC
notice under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION by Mail. 20202–4260.
CONTACT, and provide an explanation of If you qualify for an exception to the The Application Control Center
the technical problem you experienced electronic submission requirement, you accepts hand deliveries daily between 8
with Grants.gov, along with the may mail (through the U.S. Postal a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC
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Grants.gov Support Desk Case Number Service or a commercial carrier) your time, except Saturdays, Sundays, and
(if available). We will accept your application to the Department. You Federal holidays.
application if we can confirm that a must mail the original and two copies Note for Mail or Hand Delivery of Paper
technical problem occurred with the of your application, on or before the Applications: If you mail or hand deliver
Grants.gov system and that that problem application deadline date, to the your application to the Department:

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(1) You must indicate on the envelope requirements in the Applicable Dated: September 19, 2006.
and—if not provided by the Department—in Regulations section of this notice. James F. Manning,
Item 4 of the Application for Federal Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary
Education Assistance (SF 424) the CFDA
We reference the regulations outlining
the terms and conditions of an award in Education.
number—and suffix letter, if any—of the
competition under which you are submitting the Applicable Regulations section of [FR Doc. 06–8102 Filed 9–21–06; 8:45 am]
your application. this notice and include these and other BILLING CODE 4000–01–P
(2) The Application Control Center will specific conditions in the GAN. The
mail a grant application receipt GAN also incorporates your approved
acknowledgment to you. If you do not receive application as part of your binding DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
the grant application receipt commitments under the grant.
acknowledgment within 15 business days Federal Energy Regulatory
from the application deadline date, you 3. Reporting: At the end of your
project period, you must submit a final Commission
should call the U.S. Department of Education
Application Control Center at (202) 245– performance report, including financial [Docket No. IC06–423–000; FERC Form No.
6288. information, as directed by the 423]
Secretary. If you receive a multi-year
V. Application Review Information award, you must submit an annual Commission Information Collection
performance report that provides the Activities, Proposed Collection;
1. Selection Criteria: The selection Comment Request; Extension
most current performance and financial
criteria for this program are from 34 CFR
expenditure information as specified by
645.31 and are listed in the application September 14, 2006.
the Secretary in 34 CFR 75.118.
package. AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory
4. Performance Measures: The success Commission.
Note: Under the ‘‘Objectives’’ selection
of the UB program is measured by the
criteria, all evaluation points will be awarded ACTION: Notice.
based upon the extent to which the percentage of UB participants, both
applicant’s proposed objectives are higher risk and overall, who enroll in SUMMARY: In compliance with the
determined to be both ambitious and postsecondary institutions. requirements of section 3506(c) (2) (a) of
attainable. Applicants are advised to take this the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
VII. Agency Contact
into account when preparing their (Pub. L. No. 104–13), the Federal Energy
applications. In responding to the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Regulatory Commission (Commission) is
‘‘Objectives’’ criteria, applicants should
explain why their proposed objectives are
Gaby Watts, U.S. Department of soliciting public comment on the
ambitious and attainable and provide data to Education, 1990 K Street, NW., suite specific aspects of the information
support that explanation. The peer reviewers 7000, Washington, DC 20006–8510. collection described below.
will determine the extent to which the Telephone: (202) 502–7600 or by e-mail: DATES: Comments on the collection of
objectives are both ambitious and attainable TRIO@ed.gov. information are due November 20, 2006.
based upon the data and explanations the If you use a telecommunications ADDRESSES: Copies of sample filings of
applicant provides in the Need for the device for the deaf (TDD), you may call
project, Plan of operation, and Budget and the proposed collection of information
cost effectiveness sections of the application.
the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1– can be obtained from the Commission’s
The UB, UBMS, and VUB Program Profile 800–877–8339. Web site http://www.ferc.gov/docs-
pages in the application package detail Individuals with disabilities may filings/elibrary.asp or from the Federal
specific information that applicants must obtain this document in an alternative Energy Regulatory Commission, Attn:
submit regarding these objectives. format (e.g., Braille, large print, Michael Miller, Office of the Executive
2. Review and Selection Process: The audiotape, or computer diskette) on Director, ED–34, 888 First Street, NE.,
Secretary will select an application for request to one of the program contact Washington, DC 20426. Comments may
funding in rank-order, based on the persons listed in this section. be filed either in paper format or
application’s total score for the selection electronically. Those parties filing
VIII. Other Information
criteria and prior experience, pursuant electronically do not need to make a
to 34 CFR 645.31 and 645.32. If there are Electronic Access to This Document: paper filing. For paper filing, the
insufficient funds for two or more You may view this document, as well as original and 14 copies of such
applications with the same total scores, all other documents of this Department comments should be submitted to the
the Secretary will choose among the tied published in the Federal Register, in Secretary of the Commission, Federal
applications so as to serve geographical text or Adobe Portable Document Energy Regulatory Commission, 888
areas that have been underserved by the Format (PDF) on the Internet at the First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20426
UB Program. following site: and refer to Docket No. IC06–423–000.
http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister. Documents filed electronically via the
VI. Award Administration Information Internet must be prepared in
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