[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 46 (Friday, March 8, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 15009]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05497]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Extension of Deadline; Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for 
Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)--College Savings Account Research 
Demonstration Project

AGENCY: Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice extending deadline date for the FY 2013 grant 
competition.

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.334D.

SUMMARY: On January 23, 2013, we published in the Federal Register (78 
FR 4838) a notice inviting applications for the GEAR UP College Savings 
Account Research Demonstration Project. The notice established March 
11, 2013, as the deadline date for eligible applicants to apply for 
funding under the program. To allow applicants additional time to 
respond to program requirements regarding college savings accounts and 
financial counseling, we are extending the deadline date for 
transmittal of applications to May 1, 2013.

DATES: Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 1, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine St. Clair, Student Service, 
Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K 
Street NW., Room 7051, Washington, DC 20006-8524. Telephone: (202) 502-
7579 or by email: catherine.stclair@ed.gov.
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    Program Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-21 through 20 U.S.C. 1070a-
28.

    Dated: March 5, 2013.
David A. Bergeron,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education.
[FR Doc. 2013-05497 Filed 3-7-13; 8:45 am]
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