Federal Student Aid; Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership and Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Programs, 15179-15180 [E6-4396]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 58 / Monday, March 27, 2006 / Notices U.S.C. 552a(j)(2). In addition, the system has been exempted from subsections (c)(3), (d) and (e)(1) pursuant to subsections (k)(1) and (k)(2). Rules have been promulgated in accordance with the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 553(b), (c) and (e) and have been published in the Federal Register. [FR Doc. E6–4416 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3129–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [CFDA No. 84.069] Federal Student Aid; Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership and Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Programs Department of Education. Notice of the deadline dates for receipt of State applications for Award Year 2006–2007 funds. AGENCY: wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the deadline dates for receipt of State applications for Award Year 2006–2007 funds under the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) and Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (SLEAP) programs. The LEAP and SLEAP programs, authorized under Title IV, Part A, Subpart 4 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), assist States in providing aid to students with substantial financial need to help them pay for their postsecondary education costs through matching formula grants to States. Under section 415C(a) of the HEA, a State must submit an application to participate in the LEAP and SLEAP programs through the State agency that administered its LEAP Program as of July 1, 1985, unless the Governor of the State has subsequently designated, and the Department has approved, a different State agency to administer the LEAP Program. DATES: To assure funding under the LEAP and SLEAP programs for Award Year 2006–2007, a State must meet the applicable deadline date. Applications submitted electronically must be received by 11:59 p.m. (Eastern time) May 31, 2006. Paper applications must be received by May 24, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Greg Gerrans, LEAP Program Manager, Financial Partners, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid, 830 First Street, NE., room 111G5, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 377–3304. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:19 Mar 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 (TDD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) 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 under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Only the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands may submit an application for funding under the LEAP and SLEAP programs. State allotments for each award year are determined according to the statutorily mandated formula under section 415B of the HEA and are not negotiable. A State may also request its share of reallotment, in addition to its basic allotment, which is contingent upon the availability of such additional funds. In Award Year 2005–2006, 49 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands received funds under the LEAP Program. Additionally, 34 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands received funds under the SLEAP Program. Applications Submitted Electronically: Financial Partners within Federal Student Aid has automated the LEAP and SLEAP application process in the Financial Management System (FMS). Applicants may use the webbased form (Form 1288–E OMB 1845– 0028) which is available on the FMS LEAP on line system at the following Internet address: http://fsa-fms.ed.gov. Paper Applications Delivered by Mail: States or territories may request a paper version of the application (Form 1288 OMB 1845–0028) by contacting Mr. Greg Gerrans, LEAP Program Manager, at (202) 377–3304 or by e-mail: greg.gerrans@ed.gov. The form will be mailed to you. A paper application sent by mail must be addressed to: Mr. Greg Gerrans, LEAP Program Manager, Financial Partners, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid, 830 First Street, NE., room 111G5, Washington, DC 20202. The Department of Education encourages applicants that are completing a paper application to use certified or at least first-class mail when sending the application by mail to the Department. The Department must receive paper applications that are mailed no later than May 24, 2006. Paper Applications Delivered by Hand: Paper applications that are hand- PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15179 delivered must be delivered to Mr. Greg Gerrans, LEAP Program Manager, Financial Partners, U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid, 830 First Street, NE., room 111G5, Washington, DC 20002. Hand-delivered applications will be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily (Eastern time), except Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal holidays. Paper applications that are handdelivered must be received by 4:30 p.m. (Eastern time) on May 24, 2006. Applicable Regulations: The following regulations are applicable to the LEAP and SLEAP programs: (1) The LEAP and SLEAP Program regulations in 34 CFR part 692. (2) The Student Assistance General Provisions in 34 CFR part 668. (3) The Regulations Governing Institutional Eligibility in 34 CFR part 600. (4) The Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) in 34 CFR 75.60 through 75.62 (Ineligibility of Certain Individuals to Receive Assistance), part 76 (StateAdministered Programs), part 77 (Definitions that Apply to Department Regulations), part 79 (Intergovernmental Review of Department of Education Programs and Activities), part 80 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments), part 82 (New Restrictions on Lobbying), part 84 (Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance)), part 85 (Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement)), part 86 (Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention), and part 99 (Family Educational Rights and Privacy). Electronic Access to This Document You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://www.ed.gov/ news/fedregister. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1– 888–293–6498; or in the Washington, DC area at (202) 512–1530. Note: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/nara/ index.html. Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070c et seq. \\ALPHA3\E\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1 15180 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 58 / Monday, March 27, 2006 / Notices Dated: March 22, 2006. Theresa S. Shaw, Chief Operating Officer, Federal Student Aid. [FR Doc. E6–4396 Filed 3–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [CFDA Nos. 84.038, 84.033, and 84.007] Federal Perkins Loan, Federal WorkStudy, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant programs Notice of the 2006–2007 award year deadline dates for the campusbased programs. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Secretary announces the 2006–2007 award year deadline dates for the submission of requests and documents from postsecondary institutions for the campus-based programs. The Federal Perkins Loan, Federal WorkStudy (FWS), and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) programs are collectively known as the campus-based pprograms. The Federal Perkins Loan Program encourages institutions to make lowinterest, 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Colleague’’ letters, 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 2006–2007 award year deadline dates for the submission of applications, reports, and waiver requests for the campus-based programs. Institutions must meet the established deadline dates to ensure consideration for funding or a waiver, as appropriate. 2006–2007 AWARD YEAR DEADLINE DATES What is the deadline for submission? What does an institution submit? Where is it submitted? 1. The Campus-Based Reallocation Form designated for the return of 2005–2006 funds and the request of supplemental FWS funds for the 2006–2007 award year. 2. The 2005–2006 Fiscal Operations Report and 2007– 2008 Application to Participate (FISAP). 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. The FISAP is located on the Internet at the following site: http://www.cbfisap.ed.gov. The FISAP form must be submitted electronically via the Internet, and the combined signature page must be mailed to: The FISAP Administrator, INDUS Corporation, 1951 Kidwell Drive, Eighth Floor, Vienna, VA 22182. The Work-Colleges Program Report must be submitted electronically via the Internet, and a printed copy with an original signature must be submitted by one of the following methods: Hand delivery to: Work-Colleges Program, CampusBased Systems and Operations Division, U.S. Department of Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 63B1, Washington, DC 20002, or Mail to: The same above address for hand delivery except use Zip Code 20202–5453. The report can be found in the ‘‘Setup’’ section of the FISAP on the Internet at: http://www.cbfisap.ed.gov. 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. An institution that has not already established eligibility must submit an application to Case Management and Oversight. The application is located on the Internet at the following site: http://www.eligcert.ed.gov. The Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program must be submitted electronically via the Internet, and a printed copy with original signature must be submitted by one of the following methods: Hand delivery to: Work-Colleges Program, CampusBased Systems and Operations Division, U.S. Department of Education, 830 First Street, NE., room 63B1, Washington, DC 20002, or Mail to: The same above address for hand delivery except use Zip Code 20202–5453. 3. The Work-Colleges Program Report of 2005–2006 award year expenditures. 4. A request for a waiver of the 2007–2008 award year penalty for the underuse of 2005–2006 award year funds. 5. The Institutional Application for Approval to Participate in the Federal Student Financial Aid Programs. wwhite on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 6. The Institutional Application and Agreement for Participation in the Work-Colleges Program for the 2007– 2008 award year. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 58 (Monday, March 27, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15179-15180]
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[FR Doc No: E6-4396]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

[CFDA No. 84.069]


Federal Student Aid; Leveraging Educational Assistance 
Partnership and Special Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership 
Programs

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of the deadline dates for receipt of State applications 
for Award Year 2006-2007 funds.

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SUMMARY: This is a notice of the deadline dates for receipt of State 
applications for Award Year 2006-2007 funds under the Leveraging 
Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) and Special Leveraging 
Educational Assistance Partnership (SLEAP) programs.
    The LEAP and SLEAP programs, authorized under Title IV, Part A, 
Subpart 4 of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), assist 
States in providing aid to students with substantial financial need to 
help them pay for their postsecondary education costs through matching 
formula grants to States. Under section 415C(a) of the HEA, a State 
must submit an application to participate in the LEAP and SLEAP 
programs through the State agency that administered its LEAP Program as 
of July 1, 1985, unless the Governor of the State has subsequently 
designated, and the Department has approved, a different State agency 
to administer the LEAP Program.

DATES: To assure funding under the LEAP and SLEAP programs for Award 
Year 2006-2007, a State must meet the applicable deadline date. 
Applications submitted electronically must be received by 11:59 p.m. 
(Eastern time) May 31, 2006. Paper applications must be received by May 
24, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Greg Gerrans, LEAP Program 
Manager, Financial Partners, U.S. Department of Education, Federal 
Student Aid, 830 First Street, NE., room 111G5, Washington, DC 20202. 
Telephone: (202) 377-3304. If you use a telecommunications device for 
the deaf (TDD), you may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) 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 under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Only the 50 States, the District of 
Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of 
the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands may submit an 
application for funding under the LEAP and SLEAP programs.
    State allotments for each award year are determined according to 
the statutorily mandated formula under section 415B of the HEA and are 
not negotiable. A State may also request its share of reallotment, in 
addition to its basic allotment, which is contingent upon the 
availability of such additional funds.
    In Award Year 2005-2006, 49 States, the District of Columbia, the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the 
Virgin Islands received funds under the LEAP Program. Additionally, 34 
States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of the Northern 
Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands received funds under the SLEAP 
Program.
    Applications Submitted Electronically: Financial Partners within 
Federal Student Aid has automated the LEAP and SLEAP application 
process in the Financial Management System (FMS). Applicants may use 
the web-based form (Form 1288-E OMB 1845-0028) which is available on 
the FMS LEAP on line system at the following Internet address: http://
fsa-fms.ed.gov.
    Paper Applications Delivered by Mail: States or territories may 
request a paper version of the application (Form 1288 OMB 1845-0028) by 
contacting Mr. Greg Gerrans, LEAP Program Manager, at (202) 377-3304 or 
by e-mail: greg.gerrans@ed.gov. The form will be mailed to you. A paper 
application sent by mail must be addressed to: Mr. Greg Gerrans, LEAP 
Program Manager, Financial Partners, U.S. Department of Education, 
Federal Student Aid, 830 First Street, NE., room 111G5, Washington, DC 
20202.
    The Department of Education encourages applicants that are 
completing a paper application to use certified or at least first-class 
mail when sending the application by mail to the Department. The 
Department must receive paper applications that are mailed no later 
than May 24, 2006.
    Paper Applications Delivered by Hand: Paper applications that are 
hand-delivered must be delivered to Mr. Greg Gerrans, LEAP Program 
Manager, Financial Partners, U.S. Department of Education, Federal 
Student Aid, 830 First Street, NE., room 111G5, Washington, DC 20002. 
Hand-delivered applications will be accepted between 8 a.m. and 4:30 
p.m. daily (Eastern time), except Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal 
holidays.
    Paper applications that are hand-delivered must be received by 4:30 
p.m. (Eastern time) on May 24, 2006.
    Applicable Regulations: The following regulations are applicable to 
the LEAP and SLEAP programs:
    (1) The LEAP and SLEAP Program regulations in 34 CFR part 692.
    (2) The Student Assistance General Provisions in 34 CFR part 668.
    (3) The Regulations Governing Institutional Eligibility in 34 CFR 
part 600.
    (4) The Education Department General Administrative Regulations 
(EDGAR) in 34 CFR 75.60 through 75.62 (Ineligibility of Certain 
Individuals to Receive Assistance), part 76 (State-Administered 
Programs), part 77 (Definitions that Apply to Department Regulations), 
part 79 (Intergovernmental Review of Department of Education Programs 
and Activities), part 80 (Uniform Administrative Requirements for 
Grants and Cooperative Agreements to State and Local Governments), part 
82 (New Restrictions on Lobbying), part 84 (Governmentwide Requirements 
for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance)), part 85 
(Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement)), part 86 
(Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention), and part 99 (Family Educational 
Rights and Privacy).

Electronic Access to This Document

    You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this 
Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable 
Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: http://
www.ed.gov/news/fedregister.
    To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available 
free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free, at 1-888-293-6498; or in 
the Washington, DC area at (202) 512-1530.

    Note: The official version of this document is the document 
published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the 
official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal 
Regulations is available on GPO Access at: http://www.gpoaccess.gov/
nara/index.html.


    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070c et seq.


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    Dated: March 22, 2006.
Theresa S. Shaw,
Chief Operating Officer, Federal Student Aid.
 [FR Doc. E6-4396 Filed 3-24-06; 8:45 am]
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