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Notice of the 2004-2005 award year deadline dates for the Campus-based programs.

Publication Date: March 2004
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Notice of the 2004-2005 award year deadline dates for the Campus-based programs.

Posted on 03-19-2004


[Federal Register: March 15, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 50)]
[Notices]              
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From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[CFDA Nos. 84.038, 84.033, and 84.007]


Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs

ACTION: Notice of the 2004-2005 award year deadline dates for the
campus-based programs.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary announces the 2004-2005 award year deadline
dates for postsecondary institutions to submit various requests and
documents for the campus-based programs.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study
(FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
programs are collectively known as the campus-based programs.
    The Federal Perkins Loan Program encourages institutions to make
low-interest, long-term loans to needy undergraduate and graduate
students to help pay for their education.
    The FWS Program encourages the part-time employment of needy
undergraduate and graduate students to help pay for their education and
to involve the students in community service activities.
    The FSEOG Program encourages institutions to provide grants to
exceptionally needy undergraduate students to help pay for their cost
of education.
    The Federal Perkins Loan, FWS, and FSEOG programs are authorized by
parts E and C, and part A, subpart 3, respectively, of title IV of the
Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended.
    Throughout the year, in its ``Dear Partner'' letters and the
Federal Student Aid Handbook, the Department will continue to provide
additional information for the listed individual deadline dates via the
Information for Financial Aid Professionals (IFAP) Web site at:
http://www.ifap.ed.gov
    Deadline Dates: The following table provides the deadline dates for
the campus-based programs for the 2004-2005 award year. Institutions
must meet the established deadline dates to ensure consideration for
funding or a waiver, as appropriate.

2004-2005 AWARD YEAR DEADLINE DATES -- CONTINUED

What does an institution submit? Where is it submitted? What is the deadline for submission?
1. A request for a waiver of the FWS Community Service Expenditure Requirement for the 2004-2005 award year. The FWS Community Service waiver request and justificaion must be submitted by one of the following methods: Hand delivered to:FWS Coordinator, U.S. Department of Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 61C4, Washington, D.C. 20002; or Mail to:The same address for hand delivery except use ZIP Code 20202-5453; or Fax to: (202) 275-0950.
April 30, 2004
2. The Campus-Based Reallocation Form designated for the return of 2003-2004 funds and the request of supplemental FWS funds for the 2004-2005 award year.

The Reallocation Form must be submitted electronically and is located in the "Setup" section of the FISAP on the Internet at: http://www.cbfisap.ed.gov.

August 20, 2004

   
3. The 2003-2004 Fiscal Operations Report and 2005-2006 Application to Participate (FISAP).
The FISAP is located on the Internet at the following site:http://cbfisap.ed.gov. The FISAP form must be submitted electronically via the Internet, and the combined signature page must mail to: The FISAP Administrator, INDUS Corporation, 1953 Gallows Road, Suite 300 Vienna, VA22182 October 1, 2004
4. The Work-Colleges Program Report of 2003-2004 award year expenditures.

The 2003-2004 Work-Colleges Program Report can be found in the ``Setup'' section of the FISAP on the Internet at: http://www.cbfisap.ed.gov. The report must be signed and submitted by:

Hand delivery to: Work-Colleges Program, Campus-Based Operations Branch, U.S. Dept. of Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 61F1, Washington, DC 20002; or Mail to: The same above address for hand delivery except use Zip Code 20202-5453.

October 18, 2004
5. A request for a waiver of the 2005-2006 award year penalty for the underuse of 2003-2004 award year funds. The request and justification must
The request for a waiver can be found in Part II, Section C of the FISAP on the Internet at http://www.cbfisap.ed.gov. The request and justification must be submitted electronically via the Internet. February 11, 2005
6. The Institutional Application for Approval to Participate in the Federal Student Financial Aid Programs. An institution that has not already established elgibility must submit an application to Case Management and Oversight through the ED Web sit at: http://www.eligcert.ed.gov. February 11, 2005
7. The Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program for the 2005-2006 award year.

The Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program can be found in the "Setup" section of the FISAP on the Internet at: http://cbfisap.ed.gov The application and agreement must be signed and submitted by:

Hand deliverey to: Work-Colleges Program, Campus-Based Operations Branch, U.S. Dept. of Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 61F1, Washington, D.C. 20002; or Mail to: The same address for hand delivery except use Zip Code 20202-5453

March 11, 2005

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Note: The deadline for electronic submissions is 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on the deadline date. Transmissions must be completed and accepted
by 12 midnight to meet the deadline.

Proof of Delivery of Request and Supporting Documents

    If you submit documents when permitted by mail or by a non-U.S.
Postal Service courier, we accept as proof one of the following:
    (1) A legible mail receipt with the date of mailing stamped by the
U.S. Postal Service.
    (2) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service postmark.
    (3) A legibly dated shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a
commercial courier.
    (4) Other proof of mailing or delivery acceptable to the Secretary.
    If the request and documents are sent through the U.S. Postal
Service, we do 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. All institutions are encouraged to use certified or at least
first-class mail.
    The Department accepts commercial couriers or hand deliveries
between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday
except Federal holidays.

Sources for Detailed Information on These Requests

    A more detailed discussion of each request for funds or waiver is
provided in a specific ``Dear Partner'' letter, which is posted on the
Department's Web page at least 30 days before the established deadline
date for the specific request. Information on these items is also found
in the Federal Student Aid Handbook.
    Applicable Regulations: The following regulations apply to these
programs:
    (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 Perkins Loan Program, 34 CFR part 674.
    (4) Federal Work-Study Program, 34 CFR part 675.
    (5) Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program, 34
CFR part 676.
    (6) Institutional Eligibility under the Higher Education Act of
1965, as amended, 34 CFR part 600.
    (7) New Restrictions on Lobbying, 34 CFR part 82.
    (8) Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial
Assistance), 34 CFR part 84.
    (9) Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement), 34
CFR part 85.
    (10) Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention, 34 CFR part 86.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Richard Coppage, Director of
Campus-Based Operations Branch, U.S. Department of Education, Federal
Student Aid, 830 First Street, NE., Union Center Plaza, room 61C3
,
Washington, DC 20202-5345. Telephone: (202) 377-3174 or via the
Internet:
Richard.Coppage@ed.gov.
    If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), you may
call

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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1087aa et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 2751 et
seq.; and 20 U.S.C. 1070b et seq.

    Dated: March 10, 2004.
Theresa S. Shaw,
Chief Operating Officer, Federal Student Aid.
[FR Doc. 04-5819 Filed 3-12-04; 8:45 am]

Last Modified: 03/18/2004