7.1198, FYI: FY97 Grants from Office of Postsecondary Education

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Subject: 7.1198, FYI: FY97 Grants from Office of Postsecondary Education
 
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Date:  Sat, 24 Aug 1996 16:47:28 CST
From:  Minchew at act.org
Subject:  FY97 Grants from Office of Postsecondary Education
 
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Date:  Sat, 24 Aug 1996 16:47:28 CST
From:  Minchew at act.org
Subject:  FY97 Grants from Office of Postsecondary Education
 
 
Federal Register: August 20, 1996 (Volume 61, Number 162)] Pages
43127-43135 Office of Postsecondary Education; Direct Grant
Program and Fellowship Programs.
 
    The following summary of ten FY97 grants is prepared and
    distributed by the ACT Washington Office with the hope that
    readers of this list might benefit. Full text (over 50,000 bytes)
    can be downloaded from:
 
               http://www.gpo.ucop.edu/search/fedfld.html
 
    An e-mail copy of the full notice can be sent to anyone without
    web access by senting an e-mail --- NOT TO THE LIST, BUT TO ---
 
                           minchew at act.org
 
    AVAILABLE FUNDS: Although the Congress has not yet enacted a
    FY97 appropriation, the Department of Education is publishing
    this information to give potential applicants adequate time to
    prepare applications.
 
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1. UNDERGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDIES AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE
PROGRAM
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 08-30-96  **  DEADLINE: 11-04-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 23 ranging from $40,000 to $90,000. PURPOSE:
    To provide grants to strengthen and improve undergraduate
    instruction in international studies and foreign languages in
    the United States.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Institutions of higher education;
    combinations of institutions of higher education; and public and
    nonprofit private agencies and organizations, including
    professional and scholarly associations.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 24 to 36 months.
    CONTACT: Christine Corey, U.S. Department of Education, 600
    Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5332. Telephone:
    202 401-9783.
 
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2. INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND STUDIES PROGRAM
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 08-30-96  **  DEADLINE: 11-04-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 19 ranging from $30,000 to $110,000.
    PURPOSE: To provide grants to conduct research and
    studies to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign
    languages, area studies, and other international fields to
    provide full understanding of the places in which the foreign
    languages are commonly used.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Public and private agencies, organizations,
    and institutions; and individuals.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 12 to 36 months.
    CONTACT: Jose L. Martinez, U.S. Department of Education, 600
    Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5331. Telephone:
    202 401-9784.
 
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3. FULBRIGHT-HAYS FACULTY RESEARCH ABROAD PROGRAM
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 09-16-96  **  DEADLINE: 11-08-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 23 ranging from $23,000 to $65,000.
    PURPOSE: The Faculty Research Abroad Program offers opportunities
    to faculty members of higher education for research and study in
    modern foreign languages and area studies.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Institutions of higher education.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 3 to 12 months.
    CONTACT: Eliza Washington, U.S. Department of Education, 600
    Independence Avenue, SW.,Washington, DC 20202-5331. Telephone:
    202 401-9777.
 
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4. FULBRIGHT-HAYS GROUP PROJECTS ABROAD PROGRAM
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 08-26-96  **  DEADLINE: 10-21-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 27 ranging from $35,000 to $65,000.
    PURPOSE: To provide grants to support overseas projects in
    training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign
    languages and area studies by teachers, students, and faculty
    engaged in a common endeavor. Projects may include short-term
    seminars, curriculum development, group research or study, or
    advanced intensive language projects.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Institutions of higher education; State
    departments of education; nonprofit private educational
    organizations; and consortia of these types of institutions,
    departments, and organizations.
    PROJECT PERIOD: four to six weeks.
    CONTACT: Dr. Lungching Chiao, U.S. Department of Education, 600
    Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5332. Telephone:
    202 401-9772.
 
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5. FULBRIGHT-HAYS DOCTORAL DISSERTATION RESEARCH ABROAD PROGRAM
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 09-16-96  **  DEADLINE: 11-08-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 63 ranging from $14,000 to $72,000.
    PURPOSE: The Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship
    Program provides opportunities for graduate students to engage in
    full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign
    languages and area studies.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Institutions of higher education.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 6 to 12 months.
    CONTACT: Karla Ver Bryck Block, U.S. Department of Education, 600
    Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5331. Telephone:
    202401-9774.
 
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6. ENDOWMENT CHALLENGE GRANT PROGRAM
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 04-15-97  **  DEADLINE: 96-16-97
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 6 ranging from $50,000 to $500,000.
    PURPOSE: To provide matching grants to eligible
    institutions of higher education to establish or increase their
    endowment funds.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: The President has proposed to limit
    eligibility only historically black colleges and universities.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 240 months (20 years).
    CONTACT: Dr. Louis Venuto, U.S. Department of Education, 600
    Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5337. Telephone:
    (202) 708-8839. Applications will be sent to those institutions
    designated as eligible.
 
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7. MINORITY SCIENCE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM -
Institutional, Design, Special, and Cooperative Projects
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 09-13-96  **  DEADLINE: 11-22-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 28 ranging from $20,000 to $500,000.
    PURPOSE: To effect long-range improvement in science
    education at predominantly minority institutions and to increase
    the flow of underrepresented ethnic minorities, particularly
    minority women, into scientific careers.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Public and nonprofit private minority
    institutions.
    PROJECT PERIOD: Up to 36 months.
    CONTACT: Dr. Argelia Velez-Rodriguez, U.S. Department of
    Education, 600 Independence Avenue, SW., Courtyard Suite C-80,
    Portals Building, Washington, DC 20202-5329. Telephone: 202
    260-3261 or by internet to (argelia__velez__rodriguez at ED.GOV).
    The Department encourages applicants to FAX requests for
    applications to: (202) 260-7615.
 
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8. BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 08-30-96  **  DEADLINE: 11-08-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 18 ranging from $50,000 to $90,000.
    PURPOSE: To provide grants both to enhance international business
    education programs and expand the capacity of the business
    community to engage in international economic activities. ELIGIBLE
    APPLICANTS: Institutions of higher education that have entered into
    agreements with business enterprises, trade organizations,
    or associations engaged in international economic activity.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 24 months.
    CONTACT: Sarah T. Beaton, U.S. Department of Education, 600
    Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202-5332. Telephone:
    202 401-9778.
 
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9. AMERICAN OVERSEAS RESEARCH CENTERS PROGRAM
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 08-30-96  **  DEADLINE: 08-30-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 10 ranging from $35,000 to $75,000.
    PURPOSE: To provide assistance to eligible consortia to establish
    or operate overseas research centers that promote postgraduate
    research, exchanges, and area studies.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Consortia of U.S. institutions of higher
    education.
    PROJECT PERIOD: 36 months.
    CONTACT: Cheryl E. Gibbs, U.S. Department of Education, 600
    Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5331. Telephone:
    (202) 401-9782.
 
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10. FUND FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION -
Comprehensive Program (Preapplications and Applications)
 
    APPLICATION AVAILABLE: 08-20-96  *  DEADLINE: 10-18-96
    EXPECTED AWARDS: 73 ranging from $15,000 to $150,000.
    PURPOSE: To provide grants or enter into cooperative
    agreements to improve postsecondary education opportunities.
    ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS: Institutions of higher education (IHEs);
    combinations of IHEs; and nonprofit private educational
    institutions and agencies.
    PROJECT PERIOD: Up to 36 months.
    CONTACT: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
    (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education, 600 Independence Avenue,
    SW., Room 3100, ROB-3, Washington, D.C. 20202-5175. Telephone:
    (202) 708-5750. Through World Wide Web at:
                 http://www.ed.gov/prog__info/FIPSE
    Through Internet E-mail: FIPSE at ed.gov
 
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    Daniel
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    Daniel Minchew                      minchew at act.org
    Director
    ACT * American College Testing      202 223-2318 - Telephone
    One Dupont Circle, NW, # 340
    Washington, DC 20036-1170           202 293-2223 - Fax
 
 
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