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Federal Work-Study Programs closing date for filing the institutional Application Agreement.

Publication Date: June 6, 2001
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673.1
600.20

Page Numbers: 30721-30722

Summary: Federal Work-Study Programs closing date for filing the institutional Application Agreement.

[Federal Register: June 7, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 110)]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[CFDA NO.: 84.033]

 
Student Financial Assistance; Federal Work-Study Programs

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of the 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 2001-2002 award year (July 1, 2001 through June 30, 
2002) 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).

DATES: To participate in the Work-Colleges Program and to apply for 
funds for that program for the 2001-2002 award year, an eligible 
institution must mail or hand-deliver its ``Institutional Application 
and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program'' to the 
Department on or before June 18, 2001.


    Note: The Department will not accept the form by facsimile 
transmission. The form must be submitted to the Division of Campus-
Based Operations in the Schools Channel at one of the addresses 
indicated in this notice.



ADDRESSES:

Applications and Agreements Delivered by Mail

    An ``Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation in 
the Work-Colleges Program'' delivered by mail must be addressed to Mr. 
Richard Coppage, Division of Campus-Based Operations, Schools Channel, 
Work-Colleges Program, U.S. Department of Education, Portals Building, 
Suite 600D, 400 Maryland Ave, SW., Washington, DC 20202-4331. 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. An institution is encouraged to use certified 
or at least first class mail.
    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.
    If an ``Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation 
in the Work-Colleges Program'' 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.
    Institutions that submit an ``Institutional Application and 
Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program'' after the 
closing date of June 18, 2001, will not be considered for participation 
or funding under the Work-Colleges Program for award year 2001-2002.

Applications and Agreements Delivered by Hand

    If an institution delivers its ``Institutional Application and 
Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program'' by hand, it 
must deliver the institutional application and agreement to Mr. Richard 
Coppage, Division of Campus-Based Operations, Schools Channel, Work-
Colleges Program, U.S. Department of Education, Portals Building, Suite 
600D, 400 Maryland Ave, SW., Washington DC 20202-4331.
    Hand-delivered institutional applications and agreements will be 
accepted between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time) daily, except 
Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays. An ``Institutional 
Application and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges 
Program'' for the 2001-2002 award year that is delivered by hand will 
not be accepted after 4:30 p.m. on June 18, 2001.

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 2001-2002 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 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) General Provisions for the Federal Perkins Loan Program, 
Federal Work-Study Program, and Federal Supplemental Educational 
Opportunity Grant Program, 34 CFR part 673.
    (3) Federal Work-Study Programs, 34 CFR part 675.
    (4) Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 
1965, as amended, 34 CFR part 600.
    (5) New Restrictions on Lobbying, 34 CFR part 82.
    (6) Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement) and 
Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Grants), 34 CFR 
part 85.
    (7) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention, 34 CFR part 86.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Richard Coppage, Division of 
Campus-Based Operations, Schools Channel, Work-Colleges Program, U.S. 
Department of Education, Portals Building, Suite 600D, 400 Maryland 
Ave, SW., Washington DC Telephone (202) 708-4694. Individuals who use a 
telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal 
Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339.
    Individuals with disabilities may obtain this document in an 
alternative format (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape or computer 
diskette) on request to the contact person listed in the preceding 
paragraph.

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