Proposed Information Collection-Renewal; Comment Request; Educational Partnership Program (EPP) and Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program, 27188 [2013-11009]

Download as PDF 27188 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 90 / Thursday, May 9, 2013 / Notices II. Method of Collection DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Respondents have a choice of either electronic or paper forms. Methods of submittal include email of electronic forms, and mail and facsimile transmission of paper forms. collected student data supports NOAA OEd’s program performance measures. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration II. Method of Collection Proposed Information Collection— Renewal; Comment Request; Educational Partnership Program (EPP) and Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program Electronic applications and electronic forms are required from participants, and the primary methods of submittal are email and Internet transmission. Approximately 1% of the application and reference forms may be mailed. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0613. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved collection). Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; State, local, or tribal government; business or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 67. Estimated Time per Response: Written notification describing research, monitoring or habitat restoration activities, 40 hours each; development of fisheries management and evaluation plans or state 4(d) research programs, 40 hours each; reports, 5 hours; development of a tribal fishery management plan, 20 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,528. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $200. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES IV. Request for Comments 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 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: May 5, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–11010 Filed 5–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 May 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before July 8, 2013. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Meka Laster, 301–713–9437 or meka.laster@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Abstract This request is for extension of a current information collection. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Education (OEd) collects, evaluates and assesses student data and information for the purpose of selecting successful candidates, generating internal NOAA reports and articles to demonstrate the success of its program. The OEd requires applicants to its student scholarship programs to complete an application for NOAA undergraduate scholarship programs. Part of the application package requires completion of a NOAA student scholar reference form in support of the scholarship application by academic professors/ advisors. NOAA OEd student scholar alumni are also requested to provide information to NOAA for internal tracking purposes. NOAA OEd grantees are required to update the student tracker database with the required student information. In addition, the PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 III. Data OMB Control Number: 0648–0568. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection). Affected Public: Individuals; business or other for-profit organizations; not-forprofit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,004. Estimated Time per Response: Student and Performance Measures Tracking System database form, 17 hours; undergraduate application form, 8 hours; reference forms, 1 hour; alumni update form, 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,840. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $300 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. IV. Request for Comments 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 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: May 3, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection--Renewal; Comment Request; 
Educational Partnership Program (EPP) and Ernest F. Hollings 
Undergraduate Scholarship Program

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before July 8, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at JJessup@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Meka Laster, 301-713-9437 or meka.laster@noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is for extension of a current information collection. 
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of 
Education (OEd) collects, evaluates and assesses student data and 
information for the purpose of selecting successful candidates, 
generating internal NOAA reports and articles to demonstrate the 
success of its program. The OEd requires applicants to its student 
scholarship programs to complete an application for NOAA undergraduate 
scholarship programs. Part of the application package requires 
completion of a NOAA student scholar reference form in support of the 
scholarship application by academic professors/advisors. NOAA OEd 
student scholar alumni are also requested to provide information to 
NOAA for internal tracking purposes. NOAA OEd grantees are required to 
update the student tracker database with the required student 
information. In addition, the collected student data supports NOAA 
OEd's program performance measures.

II. Method of Collection

    Electronic applications and electronic forms are required from 
participants, and the primary methods of submittal are email and 
Internet transmission. Approximately 1% of the application and 
reference forms may be mailed.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0648-0568.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a current 
information collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals; business or other for-profit 
organizations; not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal 
Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,004.
    Estimated Time per Response: Student and Performance Measures 
Tracking System database form, 17 hours; undergraduate application 
form, 8 hours; reference forms, 1 hour; alumni update form, 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,840.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $300 in recordkeeping/
reporting costs.

IV. Request for Comments

    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 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: May 3, 2013.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
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