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The Secretary gives notice to institutions of higher education of the deadline for an eligible institution to apply for participation in the Work-Colleges program and to apply for funding under that program for the 1995-96 award year (July 1, 1995 throug

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Summary: The Secretary gives notice to institutions of higher education of the deadline for an eligible institution to apply for participation in the Work-Colleges program and to apply for funding under that program for the 1995-96 award year (July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1996) by submitting to the Secretary an ``Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program.''
The Work-Colleges program along with the Federal Work-Study program and the Job Location and Development program are known collectively as the Federal Work-Study programs. The Work-Colleges program is authorized by part C of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA).
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[Federal Register: January 31, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 20)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Office of Postsecondary Education; Federal Work-Study Programs

AGENCY: Department of Education.

[[Page 5913]] ACTION: Notice of Closing Date for Filing the
``Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation in the
Work-Colleges Program.''

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SUMMARY: The Secretary gives notice to institutions of higher education
of the deadline for an eligible institution to apply for participation
in the Work-Colleges program and to apply for funding under that
program for the 1995-96 award year (July 1, 1995 through June 30, 1996)
by submitting to the Secretary an ``Institutional Application and
Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program.''
The Work-Colleges program along with the Federal Work-Study program
and the Job Location and Development program are known collectively as
the Federal Work-Study programs. The Work-Colleges program is
authorized by part C of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965,
as amended (HEA).

CLOSING DATE: To participate in the Work-Colleges program and to apply
for funds for that program for the 1995-96 award year, an eligible
institution must mail or hand-deliver its ``Institutional Application
and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program'' on or
before March 3, 1995. The Department will not accept the form by
facsimile transmission. The form must be submitted to the Campus-Based
Programs Financial Management Division at one of the addresses
indicated below.

ADDRESSES: Applications and Agreements Delivered by Mail. An
institutional application and agreement delivered by mail must be
addressed to Carolyn Short, Fund Control Branch, Campus-Based Programs
Financial Management Division, Accounting and Financial Management
Service, Student Financial Assistance Programs, U.S. Department of
Education, Room 4621, Regional Office Building 3, 600 Independence
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5452. An applicant must show proof of
mailing consisting of one of the following: (1) A legibly dated U.S.
Postal Service postmark; (2) a legible mail receipt with the date of
mailing stamped by the U.S. Postal Service; (3) a dated shipping label,
invoice, or receipt from a commercial carrier; or (4) any other proof
of mailing acceptable to the Secretary of Education.
If an institutional application and agreement is sent through the
U.S. Postal Service, the Secretary does not accept either of the
following as proof of mailing: (1) A private metered postmark, or (2) a
mail receipt that is not dated by the U.S. Postal Service.
An institution should note that the U.S. Postal Service does not
uniformly provide a dated postmark. Before relying on this method, an
institution should check with its local post office.
An institution is encouraged to use certified or at least first
class mail. Institutions that submit an institutional application and
agreement after the closing date of March 3, 1995 will not be
considered for participation or funding under the Work-Colleges program
for award year 1995-96. Applications and Agreements Delivered by Hand.
An institutional application and agreement delivered by hand must be
taken to Carolyn Short, Financial Management Specialist, Fund Control
Branch, Campus-Based Programs Financial Management Division, Accounting
and Financial Management Service, Student Financial Assistance
Programs, U.S. Department of Education, Room 4621, Regional Office
Building 3, 7th and D Streets, SW., Washington, DC 20407. Hand-
delivered institutional applications and agreements will be accepted
between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time) daily, except Saturdays,
Sundays, and Federal holidays. An institutional application and
agreement for the 1995-96 award year that is delivered by hand will not
be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on March 3, 1995.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Work-Colleges program, the
Secretary allocates funds when available for that program to eligible
institutions. The Secretary will not allocate funds under the Work-
Colleges program for award year 1995-96 to any eligible institution
unless the institution files its ``Institutional Application and
Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program'' by the
closing date.
To apply for participation and funding under the Work-Colleges
program, an institution must satisfy the definition of ``work-college''
in section 448(e) of the HEA. The term ``work-college'' under the HEA
means an eligible institution that (1) is a public or private nonprofit
institution with a commitment to community service; (2) has operated a
comprehensive work-learning program for at least two years; (3)
requires all resident students who reside on campus to participate in a
comprehensive work-learning program and the provision of services as an
integral part of the institution's educational program and as part of
the institution's educational philosophy; and (4) provides students
participating in the comprehensive work-learning program with the
opportunity to contribute to their education and to the welfare of the
community as a whole.

Applicable Regulations

The following regulations apply to the Work-Colleges program:
(1) Student Assistance General Provisions, 34 CFR Part 668.
(2) Federal Work-Study Programs, 34 CFR Part 675.
(3) Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of
1965, as amended, 34 CFR Part 600.
(4) New Restrictions on Lobbying, 34 CFR Part 82.
(5) Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement) and
Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Grants), 34 CFR
Part 85.
(6) Drug-Free Schools and Campuses, 34 CFR Part 86.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Short, Financial Management
Specialist, Fund Control Branch, Campus-Based Programs Financial
Management Division, Accounting and Financial Management Service,
Student Financial Assistance Programs, U.S. Department of Education,
Room 4621, Regional Office Building 3, 600 Independence Avenue, S.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20202-5452, Telephone (202) 708-7741. Individuals who
use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 8
p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday.

(Authority: 42 U.S.C. 2756(b)).

(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 84.033 Federal Work-
Study Program)

Dated: January 25, 1995.
David A. Longanecker,
Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
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