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CATALOG OF FEDERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANCE

84.322:  Alaska Native Student Enrichment Program

Popular Name:  Alaska Native Education

Objectives:  To provide funds to Alaska Native organizations or educational entities with experience in developing or operating Alaska Native programs, for enrichment programs for Alaska Native students in the areas of science and mathematic education. The program will be designed to: (1) Prepare qualified students from rural areas who are preparing to enter village high schools to excel in sciences and mathematics; and (2) provide support services to the families of such students to benefit from the program.

PROGRAM AND AWARD FINANCIAL AND INFORMATION CONTACTS
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFO.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS INFORMATION CONTACTS
RELATED PROGRAMS ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS
PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS


84.322 ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Applicant Eligibility:  Alaska Native organizations or educational entities with experience in developing or operating Alaska Native programs or programs of instruction conducted in Alaska Native languages, or to partnerships involving Alaska Native organizations.

Beneficiary Eligibility:  Alaska Native students from rural areas preparing to enter a village high school.

Credentials/Documentation:  None.

84.322 APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:

Preapplication Coordination:  This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.

Application Procedure:  To participate, an Alaska Native organization or an educational entity, must have on file with the Secretary of Education, by the designated deadline, an application which complies with the statutory requirements.

Award Procedure:  Applications are approved for awards by the Assistant Secretary of Elementary and Secondary Education based upon the recommendations of a panel and program staff.

Deadlines:  Contact the program office for information.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time:  About 60 days from the closing date.

Appeals:  None.

Renewals:  Renewals are based upon an annual review of the performance data and the availability of funds.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals:  Not applicable.

Examples of Funded Projects:  This is a new program, examples are not available.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:  The average award was $236,000.

84.322 RELATED PROGRAMS:

  • 84.320 Alaska Native Educational Planning, Curriculum Development, Teacher Training, and Recruitment Program;
  • 84.321 Alaska Native Home Based Education for Preschool Children.

84.322 PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Six grants were awarded in fiscal year 1999.

84.322 FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE INFO:

Federal Agency:  OFFICE OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Type of Assistance:  Direct Payments for Specified Use.

Obligations:  FY 99 $1,415,000; FY 00 est $1,850,000; and FY 01 est $1,860,000.

Budget Account Number:  91-1000-2-1-501.

Authorization:  Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Title IX, Part C, Section 9306, as amended.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature:  Contact the program office for more information.

84.322 INFO CONTACTS:

Regional or Local Office:  Not applicable.

Headquarters Office:  Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, School Improvement Programs, 400 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20202. Contact: Sharon E. Jones, Phone (202) 260-1431.

(See Appendix IV for more contact info.)

84.322 ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:

Formula and Matching Requirements:  None.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:  Grants are awarded on an annual basis.

Uses and Use Restrictions:  Not more than 10 percent of grant funds may be used for administrative cost.

84.322 POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Reports:  Annual and final performance reports and financial status reports are required in accordance with Section 75.720 of EDGAR.

Audits:  None.

Records:  In accordance with Section 74.21 under 34 CFR 74, grantees are required to maintain appropriate records related to grant funds.

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