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Information and Regulatory Affairs, under section 118. This collection Title III, Part A Programs. To qualify as
Attention: Melanie Kadlic, Desk Officer, solicits information from grantees an eligible institution under any Title
Department of Education, Office of necessary to fulfill this requirement, as III, Part A Program, an institution must,
Management and Budget, 725 17th well as to support the Department’s among other requirements, be
Street NW., Room 10235, New monitoring and technical assistance accredited or preaccredited, have a high
Executive Office Building, Washington, activities. enrollment of needy students, and have
DC 20503 or should be electronically Requests for copies of the submission Educational and General (E&G)
mailed to the Internet address for OMB review; comment request may expenditures per full-time equivalent
Melanie_Kadlic@omb.eop.gov. be accessed from http:// (FTE) undergraduate student that are
edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the low in comparison with the average
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section
‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and E&G expenditures per FTE
3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of
by clicking on link number 2371. When undergraduate student of institutions
1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35) requires that
you access the information collection, that offer similar instruction. The
the Office of Management and Budget
click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to eligibility requirements are set forth in
(OMB) provide interested Federal
view. Written requests for information a Notice Inviting Applications for
agencies and the public an early
should be addressed to Vivian Reese, Designation as Eligible Institutions for
opportunity to comment on information
Department of Education, 400 Maryland Fiscal Year 2004 that was published in
collection requests. OMB may amend or
Avenue SW., Room 4050, Regional the Federal Register on December 9,
waive the requirement for public
Office Building 3, Washington, DC 2003 (68 FR 68614) and in program
consultation to the extent that public
20202–4651 or to the e-mail address regulations contained in 34 CFR 607.2
participation in the approval process
vivan.reese@ed.gov. Requests may also through 607.5. The regulations may be
would defeat the purpose of the
be electronically mailed to the internet accessed by visiting the following
information collection, violate State or
address OCIO_RIMG@ed.gov or faxed to Department of Education Web site:
Federal law, or substantially interfere
(202) 708–9346. Please specify the http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister.
with any agency’s ability to perform its
complete title of the information
statutory obligations. The Leader, Relationship Between Title III, Part A
collection when making your request.
Regulatory Information Management Comments regarding burden and/or and Hispanic Serving Institution
Group, Office of the Chief Information the collection activity requirements Programs
Officer, publishes that notice containing should be directed to Shelia Carey at her
proposed information collection e-mail address Shelia Carey@ed.gov. Notes: 1. A grantee under the Developing
requests prior to submission of these Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Program,
Individuals who use a authorized under Title V of the Higher
requests to OMB. Each proposed telecommunications device for the deaf
information collection, grouped by Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA),
(TDD) may call the Federal Information may not receive a grant under any Title III,
office, contains the following: (1) Type Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– Part A Program. Further, a current
of review requested, e.g. new, revision, 8339. Developing HSI Program grantee may not
extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) give up its grant under the Developing HSI
Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) [FR Doc. 04–1119 Filed 1–16–04; 8:45 am] Program in order to receive a grant under any
Description of the need for, and BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Title III, Part A Program.
proposed use of, the information; (5) 2. An institution that does not fall within
Respondents and frequency of the limitation described in Note 1 may apply
collection; and (6) Reporting and/or DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION for a FY 2004 grant under all Title III, Part
Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites A Programs for which it is eligible, as well
Office of Postsecondary Education; as under the Developing HSI Program.
public comment.
Overview Information; Strengthening However, a successful applicant may receive
Dated: January 14, 2004. Institutions, American Indian Tribally only one grant.
Angela C. Arrington, Controlled Colleges and Universities, Estimated Available Funds: Although
Leader, Regulatory Information Management and Alaska Native and Native Congress has not enacted a final
Group, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Hawaiian-Serving Institutions; Notice appropriation for FY 2004, the Department is
inviting applications for this competition
Inviting Applications for New Awards
Office of Vocational and Adult now so that it may be prepared to make
for Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 awards following final action on the
Education
Catalog of Federal Domestic Department’s appropriations bill. Based on
Type of Review: Revision. the Congressional action to date, we estimate
Title: America’s Career Resource Assistance (CFDA) Numbers: 84.031A,
$5.0 million for new awards under the
Network State Grant Annual 84.031T, 84.031N and 84.031W. ANNH Program, $15.541 million for new
Performance Report. DATES: Applications Available: January awards under the TCCU Program and
Frequency: Semi-Annually. 16, 2004. $20.023 million for new awards under the
Affected Public: Deadline for Transmittal of SIP.
State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or Applications: February 27, 2004.
LEAs; individuals or household, not-for- Deadline for Intergovernmental For specific funding information, see
profit institutions. Review: April 27, 2004. the chart in the Award Information
Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Eligible Applicants: Institutions of section of this notice.
Burden: higher education that qualify as eligible Estimated Range of Awards: See
Responses: 59. institutions under the Strengthening chart.
Burden Hours: 708. Institutions (SIP), American Indian Estimated Average Size of Awards:
Abstract: Section 118(e) of the Carl D. Tribally Controlled Colleges and See chart.
Perkins Vocational and Technical Universities (TCCU), and Alaska Native Estimated Number of Awards: See
Education Act requires the Department and Native Hawaiian-Serving chart.
of Education to report annually to Institutions (ANNH) Programs may Note: The Department is not bound by any
Congress concerning activities carried apply for grants under this notice. These estimates in this notice. Applicants should
out by States with grant funds awarded programs are known collectively as the periodically check the Title III, Part A Web

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site for further information on these Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1057– ANNH Program, $15.541 million for
programs. The address is: http://www.ed.gov/ 1059d. new awards under the TCCU Program
programs/iduestitle3a/index.html. Applicable Regulations: (a) The and $20.023 million for new awards
Education Department General under the SIP.
Project Period: 60 months for Estimated Range of Awards: See
Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in
individual development grants, 60 chart.
34 CFR parts 74, 75, 77, 79, 82, 84, 85,
months for cooperative arrangement Estimated Average Size of Awards:
86, 97, 98, and 99. (b) The regulations
grants, 12 months for planning grants See chart.
for this program in 34 CFR part 607.
and 12 months for construction grants. Estimated Number of Awards: See
II. Award Information chart.
Full Text of Announcement
Type of Award: Discretionary grants. Note: The Department is not bound by any
I. Funding Opportunity Description
Estimated Available Funds: Although estimates in this notice. Applicants should
Purpose of Program: The SIP, TCCU, Congress has not enacted a final periodically check the TitleIII, Part A Web
and ANNH Programs are all authorized appropriation for FY 2004, the site for further information on these
under Title III, Part A of the HEA. Each Department is inviting applications for programs. The address is: http://www.ed.gov/
provides grants to eligible institutions of this competition now so that it may be programs/iduestitle3a/index.html.
higher education to enable them to prepared to make awards following final Project Period: 60 months for
improve their academic quality, action on the Department’s individual development grants, 60
institutional management, and fiscal appropriations bill. Based on the months for cooperative arrangement
stability, and increase their self- Congressional action to date we estimate grants, 12 months for planning grants
sufficiency. $5.0 million for new awards under the and 12 months for construction grants.

III. Eligibility Information A Programs. To qualify as an eligible student that are low in comparison with
Eligible Applicants: Institutions of institution under any Title III, Part A the average E&G expenditures per FTE
higher education that qualify as eligible Program, an institution must, among undergraduate student of institutions
institutions under the SIP, TCCU, and other requirements, be accredited or that offer similar instruction. The
ANNH programs may apply for grants preaccredited, have a high enrollment of eligibility requirements are set forth in
under this notice. These programs are needy students, and have E&G a Notice Inviting Applications for
known collectively as the Title III, Part expenditures per FTE undergraduate Designation as Eligible Institutions for
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Fiscal Year 2004 that was published in development grant under the SIP; 80 major part of our response to these Acts.
the Federal Register on December 9, pages for an individual development Therefore, we are taking steps to adopt
2003 (68 FR 68614), and in program grant under ANNH; 80 pages for an the Internet as our chief means of
regulations contained in 34 CFR 607.2 individual development grant and a conducting transactions in order to
through 607.5. The regulations may be construction and renovation grant under improve services to our customers and
accessed by visiting the following the TCCU Program; 100 pages for the to simplify and expedite our business
Department of Education Web site: cooperative arrangement development processes.
http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister. grant under the Title III, Part A Some of the procedures in these
Programs and 30 pages for the planning instructions for transmitting
Notes: 1. A grantee under the Developing applications differ from those in the
HSI Program, authorized under Title V of the
grant under the Title III, Part A
Programs, using the following Education Department General
HEA, may not receive a grant under any Title
III, Part A Program. Further, a current standards: Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)
Developing HSI Program grantee may not • A ‘‘page’’ is 8.5″ × 11″, on one side (34 CFR 75.102). Under the
give up its grant under the Developing HSI only, with 1″ margins at the top, bottom, Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C.
Program in order to receive a grant under any and both sides. 553) the Department generally offers
Title III, Part A Program. • Double space (no more than three interested parties the opportunity to
2. An institution that does not fall within lines per vertical inch) all text in the comment on proposed regulations.
the limitation described in Note 1 may apply application narrative, including titles However, these amendments make
for a FY 2004 grant under all Title III, Part and headings. You may single space procedural changes only and do not
A Programs for which it is eligible, as well establish new substantive policy.
as under the Developing HSI Program.
abstracts, footnotes, quotations,
references, captions, tables and forms Therefore, under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(A), the
However, a successful applicant may receive
only one grant. (including the ED Forms), however, you Secretary has determined that proposed
must still use font size 12. rulemaking is not required.
1. Cost Sharing or Matching: There are • Use a font that is either 12-point or We are requiring that applications for
no cost sharing or matching larger or no smaller than 10 pitch grants for FY 2004 under Title III, Part
requirements in any Title III, Part A (characters per inch). The page limit A Programs—CFDA Numbers 84.031A,
Programs unless a grantee under the SIP applies to all parts of the application. 84.031N, 84.031T and 84.031W be
or TCCU Program uses a portion of its We will reject your application if— submitted electronically using the
grant for establishing or improving an • You apply these standards and Electronic Grant Application System (e-
endowment fund. If it does, it must exceed the page limit; or Application) available through the
match with non-Federal funds the • You apply other standards and Department’s e-GRANTS system. The e-
amount of grant funds used for this exceed the equivalent of the page limit. GRANTS system is accessible through
purpose. 20 U.S.C. 1057(d)(2) and 3. Submission Dates and Times: its portal page at: http://e-grants.ed.gov.
1059c (c)(3)(B). Applications Available: January 16, If you are unable to submit an
2004. application through the e-GRANTS
IV. Application and Submission Deadline for Transmittal of system, you may submit a written
Information Applications: February 27, 2004. request for a waiver of the electronic
1. Address to Request Application Deadline for Intergovernmental submission requirement. In your
Package: Louis J. Venuto, U.S. Review: April 27, 2004. request, you should explain the reason
Department of Education, 1990 K Street, 4. Intergovernmental Review: This or reasons that prevent you from using
NW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006– program is subject to Executive Order the Internet to submit the application.
8513. Telephone: (202) 502–7777 or via 12372 and the regulations in 34 CFR Address your request to: Louis J.
Internet: Louis.Venuto@ed.gov. part 79. Information about Venuto, U.S. Department of Education,
If you use a telecommunications Intergovernmental Review of Federal 1990 K. Street, NW., 6th Floor, room
device for the deaf (TDD), you may call Programs under Executive Order 12372 6071, Washington, DC 20006–8513.
the Federal Information Relay Service is in the application package for this Please submit your request no later than
(FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. program. two weeks before the application
Individuals with disabilities may 5. Funding Restrictions: We specify deadline date.
obtain a copy of the application package unallowable costs in 34 CFR 607.10. We If, within two weeks of the
in an alternative format (e.g., Braille, reference additional regulations application deadline date, you are
large print, audiotape, or computer outlining funding restrictions in the unable to submit an application
diskette) by contacting the contact Applicable Regulations section of this electronically, you must submit a paper
person listed in this section. However, notice. application by the application deadline
the Department is not able to reproduce 6. Other Submission Requirements: date in accordance with the transmittal
in an alternative format the standard Instructions and requirements for the instructions in the application package.
forms included in the application transmittal of applications by mail or by The paper application must include a
package. hand (including a courier service or written request for a waiver
2. Content and Form of Application commercial carrier) are in the documenting the reasons that prevented
Submission: Requirements concerning application package for this program. you from using the Internet to submit
the content of an application, together Application Procedures: The your application.
with the forms you must submit, are in Government Paperwork Elimination Act
the application package for this (GPEA) of 1998 (Pub. L. 105–277) and Pilot Project for Electronic Submission
program. the Federal Financial Assistance of Applications
Page Limit: We have established Management Improvement Act of 1999 We are continuing to expand our pilot
mandatory page limits for the (Pub. L. 106–107) encourage us to project for electronic submission of
applications to be submitted under this undertake initiatives to improve our applications to include additional
notice. You must limit your entire grant processes. Enhancing the ability of formula grant programs and additional
application to the equivalent of no more individuals and entities to conduct discretionary grant competitions. The
than 80 pages for an individual business with us electronically is a Title III, Part A Programs—CFDA

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Numbers 84.031A, 84.031N, 84.031T, extension of one business day in order lowest combined library expenditures
and 84.031W are included in the pilot to transmit your application per FTE student and endowment values
project. If you are an applicant under electronically, by mail, or by hand per FTE student.
Title III, Part A Programs, you must delivery. We will grant this extension
VI. Award Administration Information
submit your application to us in if—
electronic format or receive a waiver. 1. You are a registered user of e- 1. Award Notices: If your application
The pilot project involves the use of Application and you have initiated an e- is successful, we notify your U.S.
e-Application. If you use e-Application, Application for this competition; and Representative and U.S. Senators and
you will be entering data online while 2. (a) The e-Application system must send you a Grant Award Notification
completing your application. You may be unavailable for 60 minutes or more (GAN). We may also notify you
not e-mail a soft copy of a grant between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 informally.
application to us. The data you enter p.m., Washington, DC time, on the If your application is not evaluated or
online will be saved into a database. We application deadline date; or not selected for funding, we notify you.
shall continue to evaluate the success of (b) The e-Application system must be 2. Administrative and National Policy
e-Application and solicit suggestions for unavailable for any period of time Requirements: We identify
its improvement. during the last hour of operation (that is, administrative and national policy
If you participate in e-Application, for any period of time between 3:30 and requirements in the application package
please note the following: 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time) on the and reference these and other
• When you enter the e-Application application deadline date. requirements in the Applicable
system, you will find information about We must acknowledge and confirm Regulations section of this notice.
its hours of operation. We strongly these periods of unavailability before We reference the regulations outlining
recommend that you do not wait until granting you an extension. To request the terms and conditions of an award in
the application deadline date to initiate this extension or to confirm our the Applicable Regulations section of
an e-Application package. acknowledgement of any system this notice and include these and other
• You will not receive additional unavailability, you may contact either specific conditions in the GAN. The
point value because you submit a grant (1) the person listed elsewhere in this GAN also incorporates your approved
application in electronic format, nor notice under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION application as part of your binding
will we penalize you if you submit an CONTACT (see VII. Agency Contact) or (2) commitments under the grant.
application in paper format. the e-GRANTS help desk at 1–888–336– 3. Reporting: At the end of your
• You must submit all documents 8930. project period, you must submit a final
electronically, including the You may access the electronic grant performance report, including financial
Application for Federal Education application for Title III, Part A Programs information, as directed by the
Assistance (ED 424), Budget at: http://e-grants.ed.gov. Secretary. If you receive a multi-year
Information—Non-Construction V. Application Review Information award, you must submit an annual
Programs (ED 524, and all necessary performance report that provides the
assurances and certifications. 1. Selection Criteria: The selection
most current performance and financial
• Your e-Application must comply criteria for these programs are in 34 CFR
expenditure information as specified by
with any page limit requirements 607.21 and 607.22.
2. Review and Selection Process: the Secretary in 34 CFR 75.118 and
described in this notice. 607.31.
• After you electronically submit Additional factors we consider in
selecting an application for an award are 4. Performance Measures: The
your application, you will receive an
the tie-breaking situations described in Secretary has established the following
automatic acknowledgement, which
34 CFR 607.23. The Title III, Part A key performance measures for assessing
will include a PR/Award number (an
Program regulations require that we the effectiveness of the Title III, Part A
identifying number unique to your
award one additional point to an Programs: (1) The percentage of Title III,
application).
Part A project goals relating to the
• Within three working days after application from an institution of higher
education (IHE) that has an endowment improvement of academic quality that
submitting your electronic application,
fund for which the 2000–2001 market are met or exceeded will increase or be
fax a signed copy of the Application for
value per FTE student was less than the maintained over time. (2) The
Federal Education Assistance (ED 424)
comparable average per FTE student at percentage of Title III, Part A goals
to the Application Control Center after
a similar type IHE. We also award one relating to the improvement of student
following these steps:
1. Print ED 424 from e-Application. additional point to an application from services and student outcomes that are
2. The institution’s Authorizing an IHE that had expenditures for library met or exceeded will increase or be
Representative must sign this form. materials in 2000–2001 per FTE student maintained over time. (3) The
3. Place the PR/Award number in the that were less than the comparable percentage of Title III, Part A project
upper right hand corner of the hard average per FTE student at a similar goals relating to the improvement of
copy signature page of the ED 424. type IHE. institutional management and fiscal
4. Fax the signed ED 424 to the For the purpose of these funding stability that are met or exceeded will
Application Control Center at (202) considerations, an applicant must increase or be maintained over time.
260–1349. demonstrate that the market value of its VII. Agency Contact
• We may request that you give us endowment fund per FTE student and
original signatures on other forms at a library expenditures per FTE student, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
later date. were less than the average expenditure Louis J. Venuto, U.S. Department of
Application Deadline Date Extension per FTE student when calculated using Education, 1990 K Street, NW., 6th
in Case of System Unavailability: If you the data submitted by applicants for the Floor, Washington, DC 20006–8513.
are prevented from submitting your year 2000–2001. Telephone: (202) 502–7777 or by email:
application on the application deadline If a tie remains, after applying the Louis.Venuto@ed.gov.
date because the e-Application system is additional point(s) we will determine If you use a telecommunications
unavailable, we will grant you an the ranking of applicants based on the device for the deaf (TDD), you may call

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the Federal Information Relay Service Fiscal Year 2004 that was published in to improve their academic quality,
(FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. the Federal Register on December 9, institutional management, and fiscal
Individuals with disabilities may 2003 (68 FR 68614). The complete HSI stability and to increase their self-
obtain this document in an alternative eligibility requirements are contained in sufficiency.
format (e.g., Braille, large print, 34 CFR 606.2 through 606.5 and can be Priorities: This competition includes
audiotape, or computer diskette) on accessed from the following Web site: two competitive preference priorities
request to the program contact person http://www.ed.gov/news/fedregister. taken from the statute for this program
listed in this section. and four invitational priorities. These
Relationship Between HSI and Title III, priorities are as follows:
VIII. Other Information
Electronic Access to This Document: Part A Programs In accordance with 34 CFR
You may view this document, as well as Notes: 1. A grantee under the Developing
75.105(b)(2)(iv), the following priorities
all other documents of this Department HSI Program, authorized under Title V of the are from sections 511(d) and 514(b) of
published in the Federal Register, in Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended the HEA.
text or Adobe Portable Document (HEA), may not receive a grant under any Competitive Preference Priorities: For
Format (PDF) on the Internet at the Title III, Part A Program. The Title III, Part FY 2004, these priorities are competitive
following site: http://www.ed.gov/news/ A Programs include the Strengthening preference priorities. Under 34 CFR
fedregister. Institutions, American Indian Tribally 75.105(c)(2)(ii) we give preference to an
To use PDF you must have Adobe Controlled Colleges and Universities, and application that meets these priorities
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian-Serving over an application of comparable merit
Acrobat Reader, which is available free
Institutions Programs. Further, a current
at this site. If you have questions about that does not meet the priorities.
Developing HSI Program grantee may not
using PDF, call the U.S. Government give up its grant in order to receive a grant
These priorities are:
Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– under any Title III, Part A Program.
Competitive Preference Priority 1:
888–293–6498; or in the Washington, 2. An HSI that does not fall within the Section 511(d) of the HEA provides that
DC, area at (202) 512–1530. limitation described in Note 1 may apply for we must give priority to applications for
a FY 2004 grant under all Title III, Part A development grants that contain
Note: The official version of this document Programs for which it is eligible, as well as satisfactory evidence that the HSI has
is the document published in the Federal under the Developing HSI Program. However, entered into, or will enter into, a
Register. Free Internet access to the official a successful applicant may receive only one
edition of the Federal Register and the Code
collaborative arrangement with at least
grant. one local educational agency or
of Federal Regulations is available on GPO
Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/ Estimated Available Funds: Although community-based organization to
index.html. Congress has not enacted a final provide that agency or organization with
appropriation for FY 2004, the assistance (from funds other than funds
Dated: January 14, 2004. provided under Title V of the HEA) in
Department is inviting applications for
Sally L. Stroup, this competition now so that it may be reducing dropout rates for Hispanic
Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary prepared to make awards following final students, improving rates of academic
Education. action on the Department’s achievement for Hispanic students, and
[FR Doc. 04–1139 Filed 1–14–04; 3:00 pm] appropriations bill. Based on the increasing the rates at which Hispanic
BILLING CODE 4000–01–P Congressional action to date, we secondary school graduates enroll in
estimate $17.776 million will be higher education.
available for new awards under this Competitive Preference Priority 2:
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION program for FY 2004. The actual level Section 514(b) of the HEA provides that
of funding, if any, depends on final we must give priority to applications for
Office of Postsecondary Education; cooperative arrangement grants that are
congressional action.
Overview Information; Developing Estimated Range of Awards: geographically and economically sound
Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program; $475,000–$700,000. or will benefit the applicant HSI.
Notice Inviting Applications for New Estimated Average Size of Awards: We are particularly interested in
Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 Individual Development Grant: applications that address the following
Catalog of Federal Domestic $475,000 per year. Cooperative invitational priorities with respect to
Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.031S. Arrangement Development Grant: cooperative arrangement grant
$650,000 per year. applications only.
DATES: Applications Available: January Invitational Priorities: Under 34 CFR
Estimated Number of Awards:
16, 2004. 75.105(c)(1) we do not give an
Individual Development Awards: 26.
Deadline for Transmittal of application that meets these invitational
Cooperative Arrangement Development
Applications: March 3, 2004. priorities a competitive or absolute
Awards: 8.
Deadline for Intergovernmental preference over other applications.
Review: May 3, 2004. Note: The Department is not bound by any
estimates in this notice. Applicants should
These priorities are:
Eligible Applicants: Except as noted
below, institutions of higher education periodically check the HSI Program Web site Invitational Priority 1
for further information. The address is:
that qualify as eligible Hispanic-Serving http://www.ed.gov/programs/idueshsi/ Cooperative arrangements between
Institutions are eligible to apply for new index.html. two-year and four-year institutions that
Individual Development Grants and aim to increase the transfer of Hispanic
Cooperative Arrangement Development Project Period: Up to 60 months.
students from two-year to four-year
Grants under the Developing Hispanic- Full Text of Announcement institutions and the retention of
Serving Institutions Program. The Hispanic students at the four-year
requirements for satisfying the I. Funding Opportunity Description
institutions.
definition of an eligible ‘‘Hispanic- Purpose of Program: The Developing
Serving Institution’’ (HSI) are set forth HSI Program assists HSIs in expanding Invitational Priority 2
in the Notice Inviting Applications for their capacity to serve Hispanic and Cooperative arrangements between
Designation as Eligible Institutions for low-income students by enabling them institutions that develop and share

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