[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 7 (Thursday, January 10, 2002)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1389-1390]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-663]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 3842]


Office of Recruitment, Examination, and Employment; 60-Day Notice 
of Proposed Information Collection: Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs 
Fellowship Program

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and

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Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in 
the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. This process is 
conducted in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
    The following summarizes the information collection proposal to be 
submitted to OMB:
    Type of Request: New.
    Originating Office: HR/REE.
    Title of Information Collection: Thomas R. Pickering Foreign 
Affairs Fellowship Program.
    Frequency: Annual.
    Form Number: None.
    Respondents: University Graduate and Undergraduate Students.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 250.
    Average Hours Per Response: 40.
    Total Estimated Burden: 3,750.
    Average Cost Per Applicant: $50.
    Total Estimated Cost Burden: $12, 500.
     Public comments are being solicited to permit the agency 
to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency.
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of technology.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Public comments, or requests for 
additional information, regarding the collection listed in this notice 
should be directed to LeAnn Bullin, Department of State, 2401 E Street, 
NW., 5H, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached on 202-261-8927.

    Dated: November 2, 2001.
Ruth Whiteside,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Human Resources, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 02-663 Filed 1-9-02; 8:45 am]
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