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POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
18.001 POSTAL ACADEMY PROGRAM
(Postal Street Academies)
FEDERAL AGENCY: POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT
Account Identification: 28-00-4020-0-3-505. AUTHORIZATION: 5 U.S.C. 3301, 3302; Executive Order 15077. Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 70 $927,609, funded as OBJECTIVES: To recruit and train underprivileged youth in the 16 to follows: Office of Economic Opportunity, $510,185; Civil Service
22 age group who are school dropouts to enable them to qualify Commission, $324,663; Post Office Department, $92,761; FY 71 for employment in industry and Government or for entrance into est $3,652,065, funded as follows: Department of Health, college.
Education, and Welfare, $2,045,156; Department of Labor, TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Federal Employment; Training.
$741,702; Civil Service Commission, $500,000; Post Office USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Enrollees will receive 20 hours per Department, $365,200; and FY 72 est $3,868,000, interagency
week employment when available at regular Post Office pay, plus funding not yet determined. training to achieve a high school equivalent education, and/or to Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not applicable. obtain skills enabling them to enter the job market by joining the PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 17 academies Post Office or taking outside employment.
operative in 6 cities, graduation of 2 classes into advanced ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
academies (second level), education testing service has verified that Applicant Eligibility: Applicants must be 16 to 22 years old and be during the first 4-month term, the academy students progressed on
able to benefit from the services provided because of their present the average gaining 1 full academic year. lack of employment or underemployment or incomplete REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: 3 CFR education.
1954-58; Postal Academy brochure explaining pilot test program Beneficiary Eligibility: Not applicable.
in 6 cities. Credentials/Documentation: None.
INFORMATION CONTACTS: APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Regional or Local Office: Atlanta - C.T. Martin (DT), 1131 Capitol Preapplication Coordination: None required.
Ave., S.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30315; Chicago - Herman Henderson Application Procedure: To Postal Academy Director/Trainer, in the (DT), 1346 S. Michigan, Chicago, Illinois 60605; Detroit - Bill cities having Postal Academies which are listed below.
Howard, 9946 Mack Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 08214; San Award Procedure: Not applicable.
Francisco - Maurice James (DT), 1470 Sutter Street, San Deadlines: Determined by each Postal Academy.
Francisco, California 94109; Washington, D.C. - Monkarlandio Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Depends on space availability. Franklin (DT), 1230 Taylor Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. Appeals: Not applicable.
20011; Newark - Jay Coleman (DT), 1019 Broad Street, Newark, Renewals: Not applicable.
New Jersey 07102. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:
Headquarters Office: Director, Postal Academy Program, Personnel Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
Department, U.S. Postal Service, 12th and Pennsylvania Avenue, Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Depends on availability of N.W., Washington, D.C. 20260. Telephone: (202) 961-7896. spaces.
RELATED PROGRAMS: 17.200, Apprenticeship Outreach; 17.201, POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Apprenticeship Training; 17.211, Job Corps; 17.215, Manpower Reports: Not applicable.
Development and Training - Institutional Training; 17.222, Audits: Not applicable.
Neighborhood Youth Corps; 17.224, Public Service Careers; Records: Not applicable.
17.501, Vocational Education - Work Study. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
19.006 INSTITUTIONAL CENTERS TO AID FOREIGN DEVELOPMENT
FEDERAL AGENCY: AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOP- Appeals: Not applicable.
Renewals: Renewals are not contemplated under the existing AUTHORIZATION: Foreign Assistance Act of 1966, Title II, Section program, but compelling circumstances may cause extension 211(d); 797 U.S.C. 2171.
actions. OBJECTIVES: To strengthen centers of competence within U.S. higher ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:
educational institutions, research organizations, and other Formula and Matching Requirements: There is no specific dollar qualified entities in order to develop and/or increase the reservoir matching requirement, but the recipient of a grant is expected to of manpower, methods, and materials that can assist AID or other provide the physical facilities as well as those administrative agencies with long-range economic and social developmental support services on campus normally termed “overhead” in a objectives in less developed countries.
contractual arrangement. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Institutional grants are made USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: Grants are made to centers for for a 5-year period. Upon authorization of the grant by the
strengthening or enlarging teaching capabilities restructurings of Agency, the full grant period funding is made available to the curricula, research capabilities at the undergraduate and graduate recipient immediately. Expenditures are subject to grant terms. levels, and librarial inventories and services. The personnel, their POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: methodologies and findings, will be used by AID and other
Reports: Progress report, annually; fiscal report, semiannually; and organizations concerned with international development problems completion report. Performance is monitored normally in the to provide advisory services in the field.
course of the annual report review, but the Agency may conduct ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
interim onsite visits, Applicant Eligibility: Any U.S. institutions of higher learning, Audits: Interim audits may be conducted by the Agency; the usual
research foundations or other accredited organizations with practice is within 18 months after the grant authorization. A final competence in overseas development, involving agriculture, health,
audit is prescribed before the grant is officially terminated. nutrition, institutional development, marine resources, education,
Records: The grantee is expected to keep all pertinent grant records economics, and varied social science fields.
in accordance with the special provisions attaching to the grant Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility.
authorization. Credentials/Documentation: Endorsement of the applicant's home
FINANCIAL INFORMATION: institution or organization.
Account Identification: 04-10-1020-0-1-152. APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Obligations: (Grants) FY 70 $5,400,000; FY 71 est $6,500,000; and Preapplication Coordination: None.
FY 72 est $10,000,000. Application Procedure: There is no formal method for initial
Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $ 200,000 to $1,500,000; inquiries regarding the grant program. A reasonably brief letter, $300,000. Note: these figures are for a 5 year grant. addressed to the Bureau of Technical Assistance, Office of PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1970, 9 grants were
9 Research and University Relations, Agency for International
authorized to increase oncampus competence in such development Development, Washington, D.C. 20523, should set out in general
fields as agricultural economics, tropical soils science, international terms the institution's capabilities in one or several sciences
aquaculture, economic development and education techniques. In appropriate to the Agency's foreign development programs, their fiscal year 1971, 10 grants are authorized to date. plan or application to the program, and the name of the principal REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: “Narrative investigator. The Agency will be in further touch after review of
briefing papers.” Agency Manual Order No. 1018.1. the basic inquiry.
INFORMATION CONTACTS: Award Procedure: The proposal for an institutional grant is evaluated
Regional or Local Office: None. by the Research and Institutional Grants Council (RIGC) of AID
Headquarters Office: Office of Research and University Relations and then transmitted to the AID Administrator for authorization.
(TA/RUR), Bureau for Technical Assistance, Agency for If the funding of the grant is authorized, a letter to this effect is
International Development, Washington, D.C. 10523. Telephone: sent from the Administrator's Office to the applicant.
(202) 632-1754. Deadlines: None.
RELATED PROGRAMS: 19.007, Technology Applications for Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: There is no established range
Less-Developed Countries; 47.014, International Cooperative of approval/disapproval time, but disapproval action is usually Scientific Activities. advised within 90 days.
19.007 TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR LESS-DEVELOPED COUNTRIES
FEDERAL AGENCY: AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOP
MENT, DEPARTMENT OF STATE AUTHORIZATION: Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, Title V, Section
241; 22 U.S.C. 2201, 2219. OBJECTIVES: To create and supply new information and methods in
the science and technology fields, which can be used to promote economic and social advancement in the less-developed countries
of the world. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: AID utilizes central research as a
vehicle for introducing the modern science into the less-developed countries. It does this by selecting specific aspects of knowledge developed by and for the advanced countries, and systematically adapting them, so that, they become relevant and useful in the less developed countries. Research projects are carried out (under contractual arrangement) for such developmental problems as agriculture (food production), health, population and family planning, nutrition, education, economics, and other social sciences, in order to make foreign assistance programs of the
Agency more effective. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: Any university, research foundation, or other
qualified organization, which has the capability to understand overseas development problems, and to seek solutions through applied research techniques in the above stated scientific fields, are
eligible to apply. Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility. Credentials/Documentation: Applicants for the research program
should have the endorsement of their home institution or
Preapplication Coordination: None.
program should be covered in a reasonably brief letter, addressed to The Bureau for Technical Assistance, Office of Research and University Relations, Agency for International Development, Washington, D.C. 20523. The letter should set-out in general terms the institution's research capability in one or several sciences appropriate to the agency's foreign development program, the plan of application to the problem, and the name of the principle investigator. After Agency review of the proposal, the applicant
will be advised accordingly. Award Procedure: The research proposal is evaluated by the
Research and Institutional Grants Council (RIGC) of AID and then by the Research Advisory Council (RAC), a panel consisting of non-government experts. If approved, it is transmitted to the AID Administrator for authorization. If the Administrator authorizes funding, a letter to this effect is sent from the Administrator's Office to the applicant.
Disapproval action is communicated as soon as feasible.
years. Thereafter, renewals or extensions are further considered by the Agency if the program findings indicate need for sustaining the
Formula and Matching Requirements: None.
authorized for a period of 1 to 5 years. Research contracts (as
for the project. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Progress report, semiannually; administrative report,
annually; completion report. Contract performance is monitored by Agency technicians, including onsite visits; Agency can also conduct full scale project review in open conference as
determined. Audits: Interim audits can be conducted by the Agency; a formal
agency audit is prescribed before contract is officially terminated. Records: Research contractors are expected to maintain all pertinent
records in accordance with contractual sions. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:
Account Identification: 04-10-1020-0-1-152.
planning, $7,258,000; FY 71 est non-population $9,000,000,
$12,500,000, population and family planning $7,500,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: $ 23,000 to $500,000 per
year; $ 200,000. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In fiscal year 1971, a total of 39
non-population contract extensions or new starts were authorized; 75 percent of these were in agriculture-health-nutrition areas. A total of 10 population/family planning contracts were also
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: Program
brochure, “Manual Order Number 1531.1." INFORMATION CONTACTS:
Regional or Local Office: None.
(TA/RUR), Bureau for Technical Assistance, Agency for
(202) 632-1754. RELATED PROGRAMS: 19.006, Institutional Centers to Aid Foreign
Governments; 47.014, International Cooperative Scientific
19.008 HOUSING INVESTMENT GUARANTY - WORLDWIDE
FEDERAL AGENCY: AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOP
MENT, DEPARTMENT OF STATE AUTHORIZATION: Foreign Assistance Act (FAA) of 1961, as
amended by the FAA 1969 - Title III, Sections 221, 222, 223, and
238(c); 22 U.S.C. 2181, 2182, 2183, 2198. OBJECTIVES: To assist in development of self-liquidating housing
projects and institutions engaged in improvement of housing
conditions in developing nations. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Guaranteed/Insured Loans; Advisory
Services and Counseling. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: AID issues a guaranty of the
long-term mortgage investment and will furnish advice and assist interested parties in project development to achieve program objectives. Investments will be guaranteed only in projects which meet program objectives as stated in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.
AID grants a "letter of advice” to a builder which notifies prospective investors of AID's willingness to guarantee the project. The actual guarantees are then negotiated directly with the
investor. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: U.S. or host country private or corporate
entity with appropriate experience in building and/or building
finance and suitable project. Beneficiary Eligibility: U.S. citizen; corporation, partnership or other
association created under the laws of the United States or any State or Territory, and "substantially beneficially" owned by U.S. citizens; as per section 238(c) of FAA, 1961 (as amended). Historically investors have been of the “institutional” variety such as banks, insurance companies, pension funds, etc. U.S. savings and loan associations, and the Federal Home Loan Banks have
made the bulk of the investments in the last 2 years, Credentials/Documentation: Legal personality, solvent financial
position, experience and evidence of capacity to carry out the
project(s). APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS: Preapplication Coordination: Office of Housing publishes a notice in
the “Federal Register" announcing that it will accept applications for guaranties on prescribed dates and setting forth the conditions
of application. Application Procedure: Guidelines for application are being
developed and regional and country allotments are established.
Procedures for application are set forth in the Information for
Applicants bulletin available from the Office of Housing. Award Procedure: Agency conducts studies to determine eligibility,
feasibility and compliance with overall Housing Guaranty Program
guaranty is then negotiated by AID with the investor.
Renewals: Not applicable.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Up to 25 years.
Reports: Monthly Status Reports.
administrators. FINANCIAL INFORMATION:
Account Identification: 04-10-4340-03-152.
71 est $64,000,000; and FY 72 est $ 111,000,000. Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Guaranteed investments
from $1,000,000 to $20,000,000; Average - $2,500,000. PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Over $345,000,000 in guaranty
projects have been authorized and more than 22,000 housing units
have been completed. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: “Highlights of
the Housing Investment Guaranty Program” and other information material available from the Office of Housing, Agency
for International Development, Washington, D.C. 20523. INFORMATION CONTACTS:
Regional or Local Office: None.
International Development, Washington, D.C. Telephone: (202)
632-8126. RELATED PROGRAMS: None.
FEDERAL AGENCY: BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL AND
CULTURAL AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF STATE AUTHORIZATION: Public Law 87-256, as amended; 22 U.S.C. 2451
et seq. OBJECTIVES: This program provides for the improvement and
strengthening of the international relations of the United States by promoting better mutual understanding among the peoples of the
world through educational exchanges. TYPES OF ASSISTANCE: Project Grants. USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS: The grants are designed to give U.S.
students the opportunity to live and study in a foreign country for 1 academic year with possible renewals or extensions. Grants specify terms and conditions, to meet the educational goals proposed by the grantee and approved by the Board of Foreign Scholarships in making the award.
Full Grants: Round trip transportation, language or orientation course (where appropriate), tuition, books, maintenance for 1 academic year in one country, and health and accident insurance.
Travel Grants: The grants supplement maintenance and tuition scholarships which do not cover the cost of transportation, granted to American students by universities, private donars, and foreign governments. Opportunities of special interest; primarily
teaching assistantships in English at selected countries. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: Applicant Eligibility: (a) U.S. citizenship at the time of application;
(b) with certain exceptions, B.A. degree or its equivalent before the beginning date of the grant; (c) candidates may not hold a doctoral degree at the time of application; (d) applicants must have received the majority of their high school and their undergraduate college education at educational institutions in the United States; (e) language proficiency sufficient to communicate with the people of the host country and to carry out the proposed study; (f) language proficiency is especially important for students wishing to undertake projects in the social sciences and the
humanities; and (g) good health. Beneficiary Eligibility: Same as applicant eligibility.
Credentials/Documentation: See applicant eligibility.
Preapplication Coordination: See application procedure.
and universities should contact their “Fulbright-Hays program
30309; Suite 1-A, World Trade Center, 1520 Texas Avenue, Houston, Texas 77002; 1212 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90017; 1530 P Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20005;
291 Geary Street, San Francisco, California 94102. Award Procedure: Final selection of grantees is made by the
presidentially appointed Board of Foreign Scholarships. Deadlines: Competitions normally open on May 1. Enrolled
applicants must submit applications to the campus Fulbright-Hays program adviser by the date set by him. At-large applicants must normally submit applications to the New York office of HIE by November 1.
Note: Travel grant application deadline: February 1. Applications for travel grants to supplement IIE-administered
awards must, however, be submitted by the November deadline. Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Variable. Appeals: None.
Renewals: Extensions possible. ASSISTANCE CONSIDERATIONS:
Formula and Matching Requirements: None.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: 1 academic year. POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS: Reports: Reports by all academic grantees are required at the end of
their grants. U.S. diplomatic posts are required to report annually
on the exchange program. Audits: Not applicable.
Records: As prescribed by grant terms.
Account Identification: 14-20-1128-0-1-153.
FY 72 est $1,338,000.
international educational exchange program awarded 375 grants to American graduate students to study abroad. For fiscal year 1971,
it is estimated that approximately 353 grants will be awarded. REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE: Annual
announcement: “Grants for Graduate Study Abroad,” issued by Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza,
New York, N.Y. 10017.
Regional or Local Office: See application procedure.
United Nations Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10017.
Lecturers (Professors) and Research Scholars.