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(SSIG-98-01) (SSIG-98-01) This letter conveys the application that each participating State must submit to receive fiscal year 1998 funds for the State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) Program.

DCLPublicationDate: 2/1/98
DCLID: SSIG-98-1
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Summary: This letter conveys the application that each participating State must submit to receive fiscal year 1998 funds for the State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) Program.


February 1998

SSIG-98-1


SUMMARY: This letter conveys the application that each participating State must submit to receive fiscal year 1998 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 1998-99 Federal Student Financial Aid Handbook.


Dear State Colleague:

We are forwarding with this letter your State's fiscal year 1998 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 February 23, 1998 (See Enclosure B), you should submit the completed form to the following address not later than March 31, 1998, to assure receiving program funds for the academic year 1998-99:

Harold F. McCullough
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 1998:

(1) Nonprocurement Debarment and Suspension Certification.
(2) Drug-Free Workplace Certification.
(3) Lobbying Certification.

We are providing the tentative fiscal year 1998 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 (202) 708-8242.

Sincerely,



Diane E. Rogers
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary
Student Financial Assistance Programs


Enclosures: A Application to Participate in the SSIG Program (with instructions)
B Notice of Closing Date for State Applications
C Consolidated Certifications (ED Form 80-0013)
D Tentative Allotment Table
E 1998-99 Application Review Sheet

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