Federal Register: January 17, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 12)
DOCID: FR Doc 03-1162
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
CFD ID: [CFDA Nos. 84.038, 84.033, and 84.007]
ACTION: Postsecondary education:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of the closing date for institutions to file an Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs for the 20032004 award year; to participate in the Federal Perkins Loan, Federal WorkStudy, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant programs (known collectively as the campusbased programs).
Federal Student Aid; Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs
We invite currently non-participating institutions of higher education who filed a Fiscal Operations Report and Application to Participate (FISAP) (ED Form 6461), to submit to the U.S. Department of Education (Department) an Application for Approval to participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs. In order to participate in one or more of the campusbased programs for the 20032004 award year, non participating institutions must submit an Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs and all required supporting documents for an eligibility and certification determination by the Department.
The campusbased programs are authorized by title IV of the Higher
Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA). The 20032004 award year is July 1, 2003, through June 30, 2004.
Closing Date: To participate in the campusbased programs in the 2003 2004 award year, a currently nonparticipating institution must electronically submit its Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs on or before February 17, 2003. (ED Form E4034P, OMB
Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Programs—; Applications, reports, etc.; deadline and submission dates,
We allocate funds to eligible higher education institutions in each of the campusbased programs. We will not allocate funds under the campusbased programs for award year 2003 2004 to any currently nonparticipating institution unless the institution files its Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs and required supporting documents by the closing date. If the institution submits its Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs or other required supporting documents after the February 17, 2003, closing date, we will use this application in determining the institution's eligibility to participate in the campusbased programs beginning with the 20042005 award year. For purposes of this notice, ineligible institutions include only: (1) An institution that has not been designated as an eligible institution by the Department, but has previously filed a FISAP; or (2) An additional location of an eligible institution that is currently not included in the Department's eligibility certification for that eligible institution, but has been included in the institution's 20032004 FISAP.
Applicable Regulations: The following regulations apply to the campusbased programs: (1) Student Assistance General Provisions, 34 CFR part 668. (2) General Provisions for the Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal WorkStudy Program, and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program, 34 CFR part 673. (3) Federal Perkins Loan Program, 34 CFR part 674. (4) Federal WorkStudy Program, 34 CFR part 675. (5) Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grant Program, 34 CFR part 676. (6) Institutional Eligibility Under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, 34 CFR part 600. (7) New Restrictions on Lobbying, 34 CFR part 82. (8) Government wide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement) and Government wide Requirements for DrugFree Workplace (Grants), 34 CFR part 85. (9) DrugFree Schools and Campuses, 34 CFR part 86.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
For information concerning designation of eligibility, contact the appropriate ED Case Management and Oversight (CMO) case management team by telephone, fax, or the Internet. The case management teams are listed with telephone and fax numbers and Internet addresses in the Application for Approval to Participate in Federal Student Financial Aid Programs on pages 5, 6, and 7 of the Introduction. For technical assistance concerning the FISAP or other operational procedures of the campusbased programs, contact: CampusBased Operations, Call Center, Telephone: (877) 801 7168, fax: (703) 7610220.
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Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1087aa et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 2751 et seq.; and 20 U.S.C. 1070b et seq.
Dated: January 14, 2003.
Theresa S. Shaw,
Chief Operating Officer, Federal Student Aid.
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