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Funds are awarded to educational institutions and agencies to identify qualified disadvantaged youths with potential for postsecondary education, encourage them to complete secondary school and undertake postsecondary educational training, and publicize existing forms of student aid. . Projects must provide connections to academic tutoring services, advice on and assistance in selecting secondary and college courses, assistance in preparing for college entrance exams and in completing college applications, information on student financial aid and assistance in completing financial aid applications, connections to services designed to improve financial and economic literacy, and guidance and assistance in re-entering and completing secondary school. Projects may also provide academic tutuoring personal and career counseling; information on career options, exposure to college campuses; and services specially designed for students with disabilities or limited English proficiency, homeless children and youth, and students in foster care. A grantee may not use the project as a part of its recruitment program.

Costs will be determined in accordance with the Education Department General Administrative Regulations EDGAR). OMB Circular No. A-21 applies to this program. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

For new awards, the Department will select applicants under the criteria that were set forth in 643.21 of the program regulations. New regulations are under development. Contact the program office for additional information.

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