[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 51 (Tuesday, March 17, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13870-13875]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-05961]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Community Living


Applications for New Awards; National Institute on Disability, 
Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)--Research 
Fellowships Program

AGENCY: Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and 
Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.

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    Overview Information: National Institute on Disability and 
Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)--Research Fellowships Program.
    Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 
2015.
    Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 84.133F-2.

DATES: Applications Available: March 17, 2015.
    Note: On July 22, 2014, President Obama signed the Workforce 
Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA). WIOA was effective immediately. One 
provision of WIOA transferred the National Institute on Disability and 
Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) from the Department of Education to the 
Administration for Community Living (ACL) in the Department of Health 
and Human

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Services. In addition, NIDRR's name was changed to the Institute on 
Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). 
For FY 2015, all NIDILRR priority notices will be published as ACL 
notices, and ACL will make all NIDILRR awards. During this transition 
period, however, NIDILRR will continue to review grant applications 
using Department of Education tools. NIDILRR will post previously-
approved application kits to grants.gov, and NIDILRR applications 
submitted to grants.gov will be forwarded to the Department of 
Education's G-5 system for peer review. We are using Department of 
Education application kits and peer review systems during this 
transition year in order to provide for a smooth and orderly process 
for our applicants.
    Date of Pre-Application Meeting: April 7, 2015.
    Deadline for Transmittal of Applications: May 18, 2015.

Full Text of Announcement

I. Funding Opportunity Description

    Purpose of Program: The purpose of the Research Fellowships Program 
is to build research capacity by providing support to highly qualified 
individuals, including those who are individuals with disabilities, to 
conduct research on the rehabilitation of individuals with 
disabilities.
    Fellows must conduct original research in an area authorized by 
section 204 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Act). 
Section 204 of the Act authorizes research, demonstration projects, 
training, and related activities, the purposes of which are to develop 
methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the 
full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent 
living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of 
individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most 
significant disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services 
authorized under the Act.

    Note: An applicant should consult NIDRR's Long-Range Plan for 
Fiscal Years 2013-2017 (78 FR 20299) (the Plan) when preparing its 
application. The Plan is organized around the following outcome 
domains: (1) Community living and participation; (2) health and 
function; and (3) employment and can be accessed on the Internet at 
the following site: www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/nidrr/policy.html.
    Priority: NIDILRR has established one absolute priority for the 
competition announced in this notice. The Research Fellowships 
Program permits two types of fellowships, Distinguished and Merit. 
At this time, NIDILRR is choosing to fund a Distinguished 
Residential Disability and Rehabilitation Policy Fellowship.

    Absolute Priority: For FY 2015 and any subsequent year in which we 
make awards from the list of unfunded applicants from this competition, 
the priority is an absolute priority. Under 34 CFR 75.105(c)(3), we 
consider only applications that meet this priority.
    The priority is:
    Distinguished Residential Disability and Rehabilitation Policy 
Fellowship as part of NIDILRR's Research Fellowships Program.

    Note 1: An applicant for a Distinguished Residential Disability 
and Rehabilitation Policy Fellowship must arrange for a disability-
relevant policy fellowship placement within a federal Executive 
branch agency or organization. (Please see the application kit for a 
list of potential agencies.)


    Note 2: The full text of the priority is included in the notice 
of final priority for the Distinguished Residential Disability and 
Rehabilitation Policy Fellowship published in the Federal Register 
on July 28, 2014 (79 FR 43653) and in the application package for 
this competition.


    Program Authority: 29 U.S.C. 762(e).

    Applicable Regulations: (a) The Department of Health and Human 
Services General Administrative Regulations in 45 CFR part 75(b) 45 CFR 
part 75 Non-procurement Debarment and Suspension; (c) 45 CFR part 75 
Requirement for Drug-Free Workplace (Financial Assistance); (d) The 
regulations for this program in 34 CFR part 356, 350.51 and 350.52.(a)

II. Award Information

    Type of Award: Discretionary grants.
    Estimated Available Funds: $125,000.
    Contingent upon the availability of funds and the quality of 
applications, we may make additional awards in FY 2015 and any 
subsequent year from the list of unfunded applicants from these 
competitions.
    Maximum Award: $125,000.
    We will reject any application that proposes a budget exceeding 
$125,000 for a Distinguished Residential Disability and Rehabilitation 
Policy Fellowship for a single year. The Administrator of the 
Administration for Community Living may change the maximum amount 
through a notice published in the Federal Register.
    Estimated Number of Awards: 1.

    Note: The Department is not bound by any estimates in this 
notice.

    Project Period: 12 months.
    We will reject any application that proposes a project period other 
than 12 months. The Administrator of the Administration for Community 
Living may change the maximum project period through a notice published 
in the Federal Register.

III. Eligibility Information

    1. Eligible Applicants: Eligible individuals must: (1) satisfy the 
requirements of 45 CFR part 75 and (2) have training and experience 
that indicate a potential for engaging in scientific research related 
to the solution of rehabilitation problems of individuals with 
disabilities.
    To be eligible for a Distinguished Residential Disability and 
Rehabilitation Policy Fellowship, an individual must have seven or more 
years of research experience in subject areas, methods, or techniques 
relevant to rehabilitation research and must have a doctorate, other 
terminal degree, or comparable academic qualifications.

    Note: Institutions are not eligible to be recipients of research 
fellowships.
    Applicants must submit an eligibility statement describing how 
they meet the requirements for the Distinguished Residential 
Disability and Policy Fellowship allowed under this program.

    2. Cost Sharing or Matching: This program does not require cost 
sharing or matching.

IV. Application and Submission Information

    1. Address To Request Application Package: You can obtain an 
application package via grants.gov, or by contacting Patricia Barrett: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., 
Room 5142, PCP, Washington, DC 20202-2700. Telephone: (202) 245-6211 or 
by email: patricia.barrett@ed.gov.
    If you request an application from Patricia Barrett, be sure to 
identify this competition as follows: CFDA number 84.133F-2.
    2. Content and Form of Application Submission: Requirements 
concerning the content of an application, together with the forms you 
must submit, are in the application package for this competition.
    Page Limit: The application narrative is where you, the applicant, 
address the selection criteria that reviewers use to evaluate your 
application. You must limit the application narrative to the equivalent 
of no more than 24 pages, using the following standards:
     A ``page'' is 8.5'' x 11'', on one side only, with 1'' 
margins at the top, bottom, and both sides.
     Double space (no more than three lines per vertical inch) 
all text in the application narrative. You are not required to double 
space titles,

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headings, footnotes, references, and captions, or text in charts, 
tables, figures, and graphs.
     Use a font that is either 12 point or larger or no smaller 
than 10 pitch (characters per inch).
     Use one of the following fonts: Times New Roman, Courier, 
Courier New, or Arial.
    The page limit for the application narrative does not apply to the 
documents you upload to the Grants.gov Apply site under the other two 
headings: ED Project Abstract and Other Attachments. The ED Project 
Abstract Form should contain only your one-page abstract. The Other 
Attachments Form should contain all other attachments, including your 
bibliography, eligibility statement, resume/curriculum vitae, and 
letters of recommendation/support. Information regarding the protection 
of human subjects, if applicable, should be included under the Other 
Attachments Form or in the place provided on the SF-424 Supplemental 
Form. You do not need to upload a table of contents for your 
application, as this will be automatically generated by Grants.gov.
    We will reject your application if you exceed the page limit.
    In concert with the balance principle described in NIDRR's Long-
Range Plan, for Fiscal Years 2013-2017 (78 FR 20299), applicants for 
this Fellowship should specify in their abstract and application 
narrative which of NIDRR's major domains of individual well-being their 
research will focus on: (a) Community living and participation, (b) 
employment, or (c) health and function.

    Note:  Please submit an appendix that lists every collaborating 
organization and individual named in the application, including the 
mentor, staff, consultants, contractors, and advisory board members. 
We will use this information to help us screen for conflicts of 
interest with our reviewers.

    3. Submission Dates and Times:
    Applications Available: March 17, 2015.
    Date of Pre-Application Meeting: Interested parties are invited to 
participate in a pre-application meeting and to receive information and 
technical assistance through individual consultation with NIDILRR 
staff. The pre-application meeting will be held on April 7, 2015. 
Interested parties may participate in this meeting by conference call 
with NIDILRR staff from the Administration for Community Living between 
1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., Washington, DC time. NIDILRR staff also will 
be available from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the 
same day, by telephone, to provide information and technical assistance 
through individual consultation. For further information or to make 
arrangements to participate in the meeting via conference call or to 
arrange for an individual consultation, contact Carolyn Baron at 
Carolyn.Baron@ed.gov, or by telephone at 202-245-7244. Deadline for 
Transmittal of Applications: May 18, 2015. Deadline for Transmittal of 
Applications: April 27, 2015.
    Applications for a grant under this competition 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 in paper format by mail or hand delivery 
if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission 
requirement, please refer to section IV.7. Other Submission 
Requirements of this notice.
    We do not consider an application that does not comply with the 
deadline requirements.
    Individuals with disabilities who need an accommodation or 
auxiliary aid in connection with the application process should contact 
the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT in section VII 
of this notice. If the Department provides an accommodation or 
auxiliary aid to an individual with a disability in connection with the 
application process, the individual's application remains subject to 
all other requirements and limitations in this notice.
    4. Intergovernmental Review: This program is not subject to 
Executive Order 12372.
    5. Funding Restrictions: Applicants are not required to submit a 
budget with their proposal.
    Fellowship awards are a one full-time equivalent (FTE) award. 
Fellows must work principally on the fellowship during the term of the 
fellowship award. No fellow is allowed to be a direct recipient of 
Federal government grant funds in addition to those provided by the 
Fellowship grant (during the duration of the fellowship award 
performance period). Fellows may, subject to compliance with their 
institution's policy on additional employment, be the principal 
investigator of or otherwise work on a Federal grant that has been 
awarded to the fellow's institution. Fellows may be allowed to dedicate 
additional time beyond their one FTE requirement for the fellowship to 
other work during their fellowship grant performance period, if this is 
in keeping with the guidelines offered by their home institutions. In 
other words, NIDILRR defers to the guidelines of the fellows' home 
institutions regarding the admissibility of work in excess of the one 
FTE dedicated to the fellowship. NIDILRR strongly recommends that any 
additional time be limited to .25 FTE, but requires that additional 
time not exceed .5 FTE.
    Applicants should submit a plan for how they will be able to meet 
the one FTE requirement. We reference regulations outlining funding 
restrictions in the Applicable Regulations section of this notice.
    6. Requirements for Registering for Grants.gov and Submitting Your 
Application:
    All individuals applying for a research fellowship must register at 
www.Grants.gov prior to submitting their application. To register with 
Grants.gov you must know the Funding Opportunity Number (FON) of the 
grant opportunity you are applying for. You can obtain this number by 
searching Grants.gov using the CFDA number, 84.133. This search will 
lead you to available NIDILRR solicitations and identify the FON for 
each. You will use the FON to register in Grants.gov. Once you register 
with Grants.gov, to facilitate the safe and secure transfer of your 
application to the Department, you will be asked to create a profile 
with your username and password, which will be used to identify you 
within the system, and create an electronic signature. Details on 
registering with Grants.gov as an individual are outlined in the 
following Grants.gov tutorial: www.grants.gov/assets/IndividualRegistrationOverview.html.
    To register with Grants.gov, you do not have to provide a Data 
Universal Numbering System Number, a Taxpayer Identification Number, or 
your Social Security Number (SSN). You also do not have to complete a 
Central Contractor Registry or System for Award Management registration 
in order to access Grants.gov or submit your application.
    However, your SSN is required to complete your application for a 
research fellowship.
    7. Other Submission Requirements: Applications for a grant under 
this competition must be submitted electronically unless you qualify 
for an exception to this requirement in accordance with the 
instructions in this section.
    a. Electronic Submission of Applications.
    Applications for a grant under the Research Fellowships Program, 
CFDA Number 84.133F-2, must be submitted electronically using the 
Governmentwide Grants.gov Apply site

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at www.Grants.gov. Through this site, you will be able to download a 
copy of the application package, complete it offline, and then upload 
and submit your application. You may not email an electronic copy of a 
grant application to us.
    We will reject your application if you submit it in paper format 
unless, as described elsewhere in this section, you qualify for one of 
the exceptions to the electronic submission requirement and submit, no 
later than two weeks before the application deadline date, a written 
statement to the Department that you qualify for one of these 
exceptions. Further information regarding calculation of the date that 
is two weeks before the application deadline date is provided later in 
this section under Exception to Electronic Submission Requirement.
    You may access the electronic grant application for the Research 
Fellowships Program competition at www.Grants.gov. You must search for 
the downloadable application package for this competition by the CFDA 
number. Do not include the CFDA number's alpha suffix in your search 
(e.g., search for 84.133, not 84.133F).
    Please note the following:
     When you enter the Grants.gov site, you will find 
information about submitting an application electronically through the 
site, as well as the hours of operation.
     Applications received by Grants.gov are date and time 
stamped. Your application must be fully uploaded and submitted and must 
be date and time stamped by the Grants.gov system no later than 4:30:00 
p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. Except as 
otherwise noted in this section, we will not accept your application if 
it is received--that is, date and time stamped by the Grants.gov 
system--after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application 
deadline date. We do not consider an application that does not comply 
with the deadline requirements. When we retrieve your application from 
Grants.gov, we will notify you if we are rejecting your application 
because it was date and time stamped by the Grants.gov system after 
4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date.
     The amount of time it can take to upload an application 
will vary depending on a variety of factors, including the size of the 
application and the speed of your Internet connection. Therefore, we 
strongly recommend that you do not wait until the application deadline 
date to begin the submission process through Grants.gov.
     You should review and follow the Education Submission 
Procedures for submitting an application through Grants.gov that are 
included in the application package for this program [competition] to 
ensure that you submit your application in a timely manner to the 
Grants.gov system. You can also find the Education Submission 
Procedures pertaining to Grants.gov under News and Events on the 
Department's G5 system home page at http://www.G5.gov.
     You will not receive additional point value because you 
submit your application in electronic format, nor will we penalize you 
if you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission 
requirement, as described elsewhere in this section, and submit your 
application in paper format.
     You must submit all documents electronically, including 
all information you typically provide on the following forms: The 
Application for Federal Assistance (SF 424), the Department of 
Education Supplemental Information for SF 424, and all necessary 
assurances and certifications.
     You must upload any narrative sections and all other 
attachments to your application as files in a PDF (Portable Document) 
read-only, non-modifiable format. Do not upload an interactive or 
fillable PDF file. If you upload a file type other than a read-only, 
non-modifiable PDF or submit a password-protected file, we will not 
review that material. Additional, detailed information on how to attach 
files is in the application instructions.
     Your electronic application must comply with any page-
limit requirements described in this notice.
     After you electronically submit your application, you will 
receive from Grants.gov an automatic notification of receipt that 
contains a Grants.gov tracking number. (This notification indicates 
receipt by Grants.gov only, not receipt by the Department.) The 
Department then will retrieve your application from Grants.gov and send 
a second notification to you by email. This second notification 
indicates that the Department has received your application and has 
assigned your application a PR/Award number (an ED-specified 
identifying number unique to your application).
     We may request that you provide us original signatures on 
forms at a later date.
    Application Deadline Date Extension in Case of Technical Issues 
With the Grants.gov System: If you are experiencing problems submitting 
your application through Grants.gov, please contact the Grants.gov 
Support Desk, toll free, at 1-800-518-4726. You must obtain a 
Grants.gov Support Desk Case Number and must keep a record of it.
    If you are prevented from electronically submitting your 
application on the application deadline date because of technical 
problems with the Grants.gov system, we will grant you an extension 
until 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC time, the following business day to 
enable you to transmit your application electronically. You also may 
mail your application by following the mailing instructions described 
elsewhere in this notice.
    If you submit an application after 4:30:00 p.m., Washington, DC 
time, on the application deadline date, please contact the person 
listed under For Further Information Contact in section VII of this 
notice and provide an explanation of the technical problem you 
experienced with Grants.gov, along with the Grants.gov Support Desk 
Case Number. We will accept your application if we can confirm that a 
technical problem occurred with the Grants.gov system and that the 
problem affected your ability to submit your application by 4:30:00 
p.m., Washington, DC time, on the application deadline date. The 
Department will contact you after a determination is made on whether 
your application will be accepted.

    Note:  The extensions to which we refer in this section apply 
only to the unavailability of, or technical problems with, the 
Grants.gov system. We will not grant you an extension if you failed 
to fully register to submit your application to Grants.gov before 
the application deadline date and time or if the technical problem 
you experienced is unrelated to the Grants.gov system.

    Exception to Electronic Submission Requirement: You qualify for an 
exception to the electronic submission requirement, and may submit your 
application in paper format, if you are unable to submit an application 
through the Grants.gov system because--
     You do not have access to the Internet; or
     You do not have the capacity to upload large documents to 
the Grants.gov system;

    and

     No later than two weeks before the application deadline 
date (14 calendar days or, if the fourteenth calendar day before the 
application deadline date falls on a Federal holiday, the next business 
day following the Federal holiday), you mail or fax a written statement 
to the Department, explaining which of the two grounds for an exception 
prevents you from using the Internet to submit your application.
    If you mail your written statement to the Department, it must be 
postmarked

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no later than two weeks before the application deadline date. If you 
fax your written statement to the Department, we must receive the faxed 
statement no later than two weeks before the application deadline date.
    Address and mail or fax your statement to: Patricia Barrett, U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 
5142, Potomac Center Plaza (PCP), Washington, DC 20202-2700. FAX: (202) 
245-7323.
    Your paper application must be submitted in accordance with the 
mail instructions described in this notice.
    b. Submission of Paper Applications by Mail.
    If you qualify for an exception to the electronic submission 
requirement, you may mail (through the U.S. Postal Service or a 
commercial carrier) your application to the Department. You must mail 
the original and two copies of your application, on or before the 
application deadline date, to the Department at the following address: 
U.S. Department of Education, Application Control Center, Attention: 
(CFDA Number 84.133F-2), LBJ Basement Level 1, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20202-4260.
    You must show proof of mailing consisting of one of the following:
    (1) A legibly dated U.S. Postal Service postmark.
    (2) A legible mail receipt with the date of mailing stamped by the 
U.S. Postal Service.
    (3) A dated shipping label, invoice, or receipt from a commercial 
carrier.
    (4) Any other proof of mailing acceptable to the Administrator of 
the Administration for Community Living of the U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services.
    If you mail your application through the U.S. Postal Service, we do 
not accept either of the following as proof of mailing:
    (1) A private metered postmark.
    (2) A mail receipt that is not dated by the U.S. Postal Service.
    If your application is postmarked after the application deadline 
date, we will not consider your application.

    Note:  The U.S. Postal Service does not uniformly provide a 
dated postmark. Before relying on this method, you should check with 
your local post office.


    Note for Mail of Paper Applications:  If you mail your 
application to the Department--
    (1) You must indicate on the envelope and--if not provided by 
the Department--in Item 11 of the SF 424 the CFDA number, including 
suffix letter, if any, of the program under which you are submitting 
your application; and
    (2) The Application Control Center will mail to you a 
notification of receipt of your grant application. If you do not 
receive this notification within 15 business days from the 
application deadline date, you should call the U.S. Department of 
Education Application Control Center at (202) 245-6288.

V. Application Review Information

    1. Selection Criteria: The selection criteria for this competition 
are from 34 CFR 356.30 through 356.32 and are listed in the application 
package.
    2. Review and Selection Process: Final award decisions will be made 
by the Administrator, ACL. In making these decisions, the Administrator 
will take into consideration: Ranking of the review panel; reviews for 
programmatic and grants management compliance; the reasonableness of 
the estimated cost to the government considering the available funding 
and anticipated results; and the likelihood that the proposed project 
will result in the benefits expected. Under Section 75.205, item (3) 
history of performance is an item that is reviewed.
    In addition, in making a competitive grant award, the Administrator 
of the Administration for Community Living requires various assurances 
including those applicable to Federal civil rights laws that prohibit 
discrimination in programs or activities receiving Federal financial 
assistance from the Department of Health and Human Services.
    3. Special Conditions: Under 45 CFR part 75 the Administrator of 
the Administration for Community Living may impose special conditions 
on a grant if the applicant or grantee is not financially stable; has a 
history of unsatisfactory performance; has a financial or other 
management system that does not meet the standards in 45 CFR part 75, 
as applicable; has not fulfilled the conditions of a prior grant; or is 
otherwise not responsible.

VI. Award Administration Information

    1. Award Notices: If your application is successful, we send you a 
Notice of Award (NOA); or we may send you an email containing a link to 
access an electronic version of your NOA. We may notify you informally, 
also.
    If your application is not evaluated or not selected for funding, 
we notify you.
    2. Administrative and National Policy Requirements: We identify 
administrative and national policy requirements in the application 
package and reference these and other requirements in the Applicable 
Regulations section of this notice.
    We reference the regulations outlining the terms and conditions of 
an award in the Applicable Regulations section of this notice and 
include these and other specific conditions in the NOA. The NOA also 
incorporates your approved application as part of your binding 
commitments under the grant.
    3. Reporting: (a) If you apply for a grant under this competition, 
you must ensure that you have in place the necessary processes and 
systems to comply with the reporting requirements in 45 CFR part 75 
should you receive funding under the competition. This does not apply 
if you have an exception under 45 CFR part 75.
    (b) At the end of your project period, you must submit a final 
performance report, including summary financial information, as 
directed by the Administrator of the Administration for Community 
Living in 45 CFR part 75. The Administrator of the Administration for 
Community Living may also require more frequent performance reports 
under 45 CFR part 75. For specific requirements on reporting, please go 
to www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/appforms/appforms.html.
    4. Performance Measures: To evaluate the overall success of its 
research program, NIDILRR assesses the quality of its funded projects 
through a review of grantee performance and accomplishments. Each year, 
NIDILRR examines a portion of its grantees to determine the extent to 
which grantees are conducting high-quality research and related 
activities that lead to high-quality products. Performance measures for 
the Research Fellowships Program include:
     The number of NIDILRR-supported fellows, post-doctoral 
trainees, and doctoral students who publish results of NIDILRR-
sponsored research in refereed journals;
     The percentage of grantee research and development that 
has appropriate study design, meets rigorous standards of scientific 
and/or engineering methods, and builds on and contributes to knowledge 
in the field; and
     The average number of publications per award based on 
NIDILRR-funded research and development activities in refereed 
journals.
    NIDILRR evaluates the overall success of individual research and 
development grants through a review of grantee performance and 
products. For these reviews, NIDILRR uses information submitted by 
grantees as part of their final performance report. Approved final 
performance report guidelines require grantees to submit information 
regarding research methods, results, outputs, and outcomes. Because 
grants made under the Research Fellowships

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Program are limited to a maximum of 12 months, they are not eligible 
for continuation awards.

VII. Agency Contact

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patricia Barrett, U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Room 5142, PCP, 
Washington, DC 20202-2700. Telephone: (202) 245-6211 or by email: 
patricia.barrett@ed.gov.
    If you use a TDD or a TTY, call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), 
toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.

VIII. Other Information

    Electronic Access to This Document: 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 via the Federal Digital System 
at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well 
as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF 
you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the 
site.
    You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at: 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

    Dated: March 11, 2015.
John Tschida,
Director, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and 
Rehabilitation Research.
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