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Star Schools Program

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Education, Headquarters and Regional Offices, Discretionary Grant and Mandatory Grant Competitions
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Applications Due:

May 20, 2005
Date of Pre-Application Meeting: March 11, 2005 (webcast). Deadline for Notice of Intent to Apply: April 7, 2005. Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 9, 2005. Notice of Intent to Apply: Applicants that plan to apply for funding under this program are encouraged to indicate an intent to apply via e-mail notification sent to starschoolsintent@ed.gov no later than April 7, 2005. Applicants that fail to supply this e-mail notification may still apply for funding under this program. SUMMARY: On March 8, 2005, we published in the Federal Register (70 FR 11202) a notice inviting applications for the Star Schools program's FY 2005 competition. The original notice for this FY 2005 competition established a May 9, 2005, deadline date for eligible applicants to apply for funding under this program. The url for the Adobe pdf version of this official application notice: http://a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/01jan20051800/edocket.access.gpo.gov/2005/pdf/05-4441.pdf. In order to afford as many eligible applicants as possible an opportunity to receive funding under this program, we are reopening the Star Schools program FY 2005 competition. The new application deadline date for the competition is May 20, 2005. DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 20, 2005 (applications must be received at the Grants.gov/Apply Web site by 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time).

total funding: $14,400,000
max award: $3,000,000
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 5
type of funding: Grant
Description:

Note: Each funding opportunity description is a synopsis of information in the Federal Register application notice. For specific information about eligibility, please see the official application notice. 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.access.gpo.gov/nara/index.html.
Please review the official application notice for pre-application and application requirements, application submission information, performance measures, priorities and program contact information.
Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Star Schools program is to--
(A) Encourage improved instruction in mathematics, science, and foreign languages, as well as other subjects (such as literacy skills and vocational education); and
(B) Serve underserved populations, including disadvantaged, illiterate, limited English proficient populations, and individuals with disabilities through grants to eligible telecommunications partnerships to enable the partnerships to--
(i) Develop, construct, acquire, maintain and operate telecommunications audio and visual facilities and equipment;
(ii) Develop and acquire educational and instructional programming; and
(iii) Obtain technical assistance for the use of such facilities and instructional programming.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.203G.
Applications for grants under this program must be submitted electronically using the Grants.gov Apply site (Grants.gov). For information (including dates and times) about how to submit your application electronically or by mail or hand delivery if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission requirement, please refer to section IV. 6. Other Submission Requirements in the official application notice. You may access the electronic grant application for the Star Schools program at: http://www.grants.gov. You must search for the downloadable application package for this program by the CFDA number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search. The telephone number for the Grants.gov Helpdesk is 1-800-518-4726

Who can apply:

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Star Schools

More Information:

Star Schools Program; Notice Inviting Applications for New Awards for Fiscal Year (FY) 2005

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Cotton, Julius
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Lark, Tonja

Address Info:

Donald Fork or Jean Tolliver, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20202-5900. Telephone: (202) 205-5633 (Donald Fork) or (301) 925-8402 (Jean Tolliver) or by e-mail: Donald.Fork@ed.gov or Jean.Tolliver@ed.gov.

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