Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 29320 [06-4716]

Download as PDF 29320 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 98 / Monday, May 22, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force [No. USAF–2006–0006] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Department of the Air Force, Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Air Force, Air Force Office of Scientific Research announces a proposed new public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 21, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submission available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, ATTN: AFOSR/PD, 875 North Randolph Street, Suite 325, Room 3112, Arlington, VA 22203–1768. cchase on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:16 May 19, 2006 Jkt 208001 Requests may be e-mailed to NDSEG@afosr.af.mil, or call AFOSR/PID at 703–696–7323. Information on this proposed collection may be downloaded from http://www.afosr.mil/pages/ afrpgamf.htm or http://www.asee.org/ resources/fellowship/ndseg. Title and OMB Number: DoD National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships Program; OMB number 0701–TBD. Needs and Uses: The on-line, electronic application provides information necessary for evaluation and selection of fellowships. The NDSEG fellowships allow recipients to pursue their graduate studies at whichever United States institution they choose to attend. Respondents are students enrolled in doctoral programs in science and engineering desiring to complete their education. Failure to respond renders the student ineligible for a fellowship. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Annual Burden Hours: 33,600. Number of Respondents: 2,800. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 12 hours. Frequency: Annually. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection Support of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education, 10 U.S.C. 2191, states that ‘‘the Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations providing for the award of fellowships to citizens and nationals of the United States who agree to pursue graduate degrees in science, engineering or other fields of study designated by the Secretary (of Defense) to be of priority interest to the DoD.’’ * * * ‘‘a fellowship awarded pursuant to regulations prescribed under this * * * shall be known as a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship.’’ ‘‘* * * Recipients shall be selected on the basis of a nationwide competition.’’ The DoD is committed to increasing the number and quality of the nation’s scientists and engineers. The goal is to provide the United States with talented, doctorally trained American men and women who will lead state of the art research projects in disciplines having the greatest payoff to national defense requirements. Approximately 180–200 3-year fellowships are anticipated to be awarded in the fields of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural, and Behavioral Sciences, Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Geosciences, PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Material Science and Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Oceanography, and Physics. The on-line, electronic application provides information necessary for evaluation and selection of fellowships. The NDSEG fellowships allow recipients to pursue their graduate studies at whichever United States institution they choose to attend. Respondents are students enrolled in doctoral programs in science and engineering desiring to complete their education. Dated: May 10, 2006. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 06–4716 Filed 5–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice of partially closed meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such inquiry, as the Board shall deem necessary into the state of morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The meeting will include discussions of personnel issues at the Naval Academy, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. The executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public. DATES: The open session of the meeting will be held on Monday, June 5, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The closed Executive Session will be held on Monday, June 5, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the U.S. Naval Academy in the Midshipmen Common Area of Mitscher Hall, Annapolis, Maryland. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Commander Marc D. Boran, Executive Secretary to the Board of Visitors, Office of the Superintendent, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 21402–5000, telephone 410–293–1503. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice of meeting is provided per the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Air Force

[No. USAF-2006-0006]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, Air Force Office of Scientific 
Research (AFOSR), Department of Defense.

ACTION:  Notice.

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    In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, the Department of the Air Force, Air Force Office of 
Scientific Research announces a proposed new public information 
collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments 
are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize 
the burden of the information collection on respondents, including 
through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 21, 
2006.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submission available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to the Air Force Office 
of Scientific Research, ATTN: AFOSR/PD, 875 North Randolph Street, 
Suite 325, Room 3112, Arlington, VA 22203-1768. Requests may be e-
mailed to NDSEG@afosr.af.mil, or call AFOSR/PID at 703-696-7323. 
Information on this proposed collection may be downloaded from http://
www.afosr.mil/pages/afrpgamf.htm or http://www.asee.org/resources/
fellowship/ndseg.
    Title and OMB Number: DoD National Defense Science and Engineering 
Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships Program; OMB number 0701-TBD.
    Needs and Uses: The on-line, electronic application provides 
information necessary for evaluation and selection of fellowships. The 
NDSEG fellowships allow recipients to pursue their graduate studies at 
whichever United States institution they choose to attend. Respondents 
are students enrolled in doctoral programs in science and engineering 
desiring to complete their education. Failure to respond renders the 
student ineligible for a fellowship.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Annual Burden Hours: 33,600.
    Number of Respondents: 2,800.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 12 hours.
    Frequency: Annually.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Summary of Information Collection

    Support of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education, 10 
U.S.C. 2191, states that ``the Secretary of Defense shall prescribe 
regulations providing for the award of fellowships to citizens and 
nationals of the United States who agree to pursue graduate degrees in 
science, engineering or other fields of study designated by the 
Secretary (of Defense) to be of priority interest to the DoD.'' * * * 
``a fellowship awarded pursuant to regulations prescribed under this * 
* * shall be known as a National Defense Science and Engineering 
Graduate Fellowship.'' ``* * * Recipients shall be selected on the 
basis of a nationwide competition.''
    The DoD is committed to increasing the number and quality of the 
nation's scientists and engineers. The goal is to provide the United 
States with talented, doctorally trained American men and women who 
will lead state of the art research projects in disciplines having the 
greatest payoff to national defense requirements. Approximately 180-200 
3-year fellowships are anticipated to be awarded in the fields of 
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Biosciences, Chemical 
Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive, Neural, and 
Behavioral Sciences, Computer and Computational Sciences, Electrical 
Engineering, Geosciences, Material Science and Engineering, 
Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture and Ocean 
Engineering, Oceanography, and Physics.
    The on-line, electronic application provides information necessary 
for evaluation and selection of fellowships. The NDSEG fellowships 
allow recipients to pursue their graduate studies at whichever United 
States institution they choose to attend. Respondents are students 
enrolled in doctoral programs in science and engineering desiring to 
complete their education.

    Dated: May 10, 2006.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 06-4716 Filed 5-19-06; 8:45 am]
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