Deadlines and process...
Specified on the application (usually around October 1).
When available, this section indicates the deadlines for applications to the funding agency which will
be stated in terms of the date(s) or between what dates the application should be received.
When not available, applicants should contact the funding agency for deadline information.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Notices of tentative awards sent by February 1 and final award notification sent by April 1.
Representatives of the appropriate ED Regional Office are available for consultation. See listing of ED Regional Offices in Additional Contact Information - FMR Help. Students should contact the institution(s) they attend or plan to attend. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102.
This section indicates whether any prior coordination or approval is required with governmental or nongovernmental units
prior to the submission of a formal application to the federal funding agency.
In some cases, there are no provisions for appeal. Where applicable, this section discusses appeal procedures or allowable rework time for resubmission
of applications to be processed by the funding agency. Appeal procedures vary with individual programs and are either listed in this section or
applicants are referred to appeal procedures documented in the relevant Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
In some instances, renewal procedures may be the same as for the application procedure, e.g., for projects of a non-continuing nature renewals will be treated as new, competing applications; for projects of an ongoing nature, renewals may be given annually.