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tained on the basis of the selection criteria, based on the State applicant's success in meeting the administrative requirements and programmatic objectives of paragraph (d)(11)(iii) of this section.

(iii) The Secretary-based on information contained in one or more of the following: Performance reports, audit reports, site visit reports, program evaluation reports, the previously funded application, the negotiated program plan or plans, previous State matching funds, and the application under consideration considers information that shows

(A) (5 points) The extent to which the State's program has served the number of student participants it was funded to serve;

(B) (5 points) The extent to which the State's program has achieved the goals and objectives as stated in the previously funded application or negotiated program plan;

(C) (5 points) The extent to which the State has met the administrative requirements—including recordkeeping, reporting, and financial accountability-under the terms of the previously funded award; and

(D) (5 points) The extent to which the State has provided funds to match its Federal allotment.

(e) The Secretary disburses to each State selected in the competition conducted under paragraph (b) of this section an amount equal to not more than one-half of the total amount of funds from all sources the State projects that it will expend on its NEISP Program for a fiscal year as reported on its annual application under $ 693.13(a)(1). (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-25) (Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1840-0677)

Secretary under $693.10(b)(1), shall select students in preschool through grade 12 to participate in the State's early intervention component, each of whom,

(a)(1) Is a citizen or a national of the United States;

(2) Is a permanent resident of the United States;

(3) Provides evidence from the Immigration and Naturalization Service that he or she is in the United States for other than a temporary purpose with the intention of becoming a citizen or permanent resident; or

(4) Is a permanent resident of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands;

(b) Is, at the time of initial selection, a priority student, an at-risk student, a disadvantaged student, or a student with a limited proficiency in English;

(c) Has a need for academic support, as determined by the State, to pursue his or her education successfully;

(d) Resides within the State;

(e) Is not currently enrolled in a program of postsecondary education;

(f) Meets such other criteria as the State includes in its plan in order to meet the unique needs of the State and that are approved by the Secretary; and

(g) For an otherwise eligible student who is attending secondary school, is a student whom the State determines can reasonably be expected to meet the student eligibility requirements of 34 CFR 668.7 for Federal student financial assistance and such other requirements as necessary to qualify for State, local, or private student financial assistance, at such time as the student enrolls in postsecondary education. (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-23)

Subpart E-How Does a State Award a

Scholarship to a Student?

Subpart D-How Does a Student

Participate in the Early Intervention Component Under the

NEISP Program? $693.30 What are the requirements for

a student to be a participant in the early intervention component of

this program? The State agency administering the NEISP Program, as approved by the

8 693.40 What are the requirements for

a student to receive a scholarship

under this program? To be eligible for a scholarship under the scholarship component of this program, a student musta

(a) Apply for the scholarship by following the application procedures and deadlines established by the State agency approved by the Secretary under $693.10(b)(1) to administer the NEISP Program in the State in which the individual resides;

(b) Meet the relevant eligibility requirements contained in 34 CFR 668.7;

(c) Be less than 22 years old at the time his or her first scholarship is awarded;

(d) Have a high school diploma or a certificate of high school equivalence received on or after January 1, 1993;

(e) Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a program of instruction at an institution of higher education that is located within the State's boundaries, except that a State, at its option, may offer such a scholarship to a student who attends an eligible institution of higher education outside of the State;

(f) If a State includes academic milestones in a student agreement under $ 693.11(a)(3) and requires the student to meet the milestones to be eligible for a scholarship, have met or exceeded the academic milestones to receive a scholarship; and

(g)(1) Have participated in the early intervention component of the program under this part;

(2) At the State's option, be a student whom the State documents as having successfully participated in a Federal Upward Bound Program funded under section 402C, chapter 1, subpart 2, part A of title IV of the HEA as determined by an administrator of the Federal Upward Bound program in which the stucent participated; or

(3) At the State's option, be a student whom the State determines as having successfully participated in an early intervention program comparable to the early intervention component of the program under this part. (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-24)

(a) In-service training of project staff.

(b) Transportation and meal costs for participants and staff for

(1) Approved visits to postsecondary educational institutions in the area;

(2) Participation in “College Days" and "College Fair” activities; and

(3) Field trips to observe and meet with people who are employed in various career fields and who can act as role models for early intervention participants.

(c) Purchasing testing materials.

(d) Admission fees, transportation, and other costs necessary to participate in field trips, attend educational activities, visit museums, and attend other events that have as their purpose the intellectual, social, and cultural development of early intervention participants.

(e) Courses in English language instruction for participants with limited proficiency in English, if these classes are limited to early intervention component participants and if these classes are not otherwise available to those participants.

(f) For participants in an early intervention residential summer activity, room and board-computed on a weekly basis-not to exceed the weekly rate a host institution charges regularly enrolled students at the institution.

(g) Room and board for those people responsible for dormitory supervision of early intervention component participants during a residential summer activity.

(h) Transportation costs of early intervention component participants for regularly scheduled component activities.

(i) Transportation, meals, and overnight accommodations for staff members if they are required to accompany participants in program activities such as field trips.

(j) Costs of remedial and special classes if

(1) These classes are limited to early intervention component participants; and

(2) Identical instruction is not readily available through another Federal program or a State, local, or privately funded program. (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-22)

Subpart F-What Postaward Con

ditions Must Be Met by a State?

8 693.50 What are allowable costs at.

tributable to administration of the

early intervention component? A State may use its NEISP Program funds for the following allowable costs not specifically covered by 34 CFR parts 76 or 80 that are reasonably related to carrying out the early intervention component of the NEISP Program:

$ 693.51 What are nonallowable costs

that may not be charged to administration of the early intervention component? A State may not use its NEISP Program funds for costs incurred for the early intervention component of the NEISP Program such as

(a) Duplication of services that are available to participants through

(1) State, local, or private sources not included in the State plan under $ 693.11; or

(2) Other Federal programs, such as projects under the Federal TRIO programs;

(b) Research not directly related to the evaluation or improvement of the program;

(c) Purchase of any equipment, unless the State demonstrates to the Secretary's satisfaction that purchase is less expensive than renting or leasing;

(d) Meals for program staff except as provided in $693.50. (e) Clothing; (1) Construction, renovation, or remodeling of any facilities; or

(8) Tuition, stipends, or any other form of student financial support for program staff. (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-22)

measures that permit the State to track all participating students progress throughout each student's participation in the program.

(b) The biennial evaluation report of the early intervention component of the program must include, but is not limited to

(1) Quantifiable information on the extent to which the State's program is fulfilling the program objectives;

(2) The effect of the program on the student recipients being served by the program, including measurable outcomes such as improved academic performance,

increased postsecondary education enrollment and retention, increased elementary and secondary school grade retention, reduced elementary and secondary school dropout rates, and reduced financial barriers to attendance at institutions of higher education;

(3) The barriers to the effectiveness of the program and recommendations for changes or improvements to the program;

(4) The cost-effectiveness of the program;

(5) The extent to which the student recipients comply with the requirements of the program;

(6) Key program information listed on an annual and biennial basis;

(7) Other pertinent program measurements concerning the early intervention component that the State believes would be useful to the Secretary, which may be displayed through analytical charts, tables, and graphs; and

(8) Any other information required by the Secretary in order to carry out the evaluation report function. (Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a-26) (Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1840_0677)

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