Summary: This letter conveys the application that each participating State must submit to receive fiscal year 1997 funds for the State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) Program.
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SUMMARY: This letter conveys the application that each participating State must submit to receive fiscal year 1997 funds for the State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) Program.
FEDERAL STUDENT FINANCIAL AID HANDBOOK REFERENCE: This letter supplements the information contained in Chapter 9 of the 1996-97 Federal Student Financial Aid Handbook.
Dear State Colleague:
We are forwarding with this letter your State's fiscal year 1997
application (Enclosure A) to participate in the State Student
Incentive Grant (SSIG) Program. In accordance with the Notice of
Application Closing Date for State Applications published in the
Federal Register on January 13, 1997 (See Enclosure B), you should
submit the completed form to the following address not later than
March 31, 1997, to assure receiving program funds for the academic
Fred H. Sellers
Chief, Grants Branch
U.S. Department of Education
Student Financial Assistance Programs
600 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Room 3045, ROB-3
Washington, DC 20202-5447
Please note that the Department of Education again requires
you to provide on the consolidated certifications form
(ED Form 80-0013; Enclosure C) the following certifications,
as appropriate, with your application to receive funds for
fiscal year 1997:
(1) Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension Certification.
(2) Drug-Free Workplace Certification.
(3) Lobbying Certification.
We are providing the estimated fiscal year 1997 allotment table
(Enclosure D) for your use in answering item 5 on the application.
To assist you in assuring that the application is completed properly,
we are enclosing an application review sheet (Enclosure E).
If you have any questions about completing the application form or
submitting the certifications, please call the SSIG Program office on
Elizabeth M. Hicks
Deputy Assistant Secretary
for Student Financial Assistance