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Title 34Subtitle BChapter VIPart 609 → Subpart A

Title 34: Education

Subpart A—General

§609.1   What is the Strengthening Historically Black Graduate Institutions Program?
§609.2   What institutions are eligible to receive a grant under this part?
§609.3   What regulations apply?
§609.4   What definitions apply?

§609.1   What is the Strengthening Historically Black Graduate Institutions Program?

The Strengthening Historically Black Graduate Institutions Program provides grants to the institutions listed in §609.2 to assist these institutions in establishing and strengthening their physical plants, development offices, endowment funds, academic resources and student services so that they may continue to participate in fulfilling the goal of equality of educational opportunity in graduate education.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1060 and 1063b)

§609.2   What institutions are eligible to receive a grant under this part?

(a) An institution or an institution's qualified graduate program listed in paragraph (b) of this section is eligible to receive a grant under this part if the Secretary determines that the institution is making a substantial contribution to legal, medical, dental, veterinary or other graduate education opportunities for Black Americans.

(b) The institutions and programs referred to in paragraph (a) of this section are—

(1) Morehouse School of Medicine;

(2) Meharry Medical School;

(3) Charles R. Drew Postgraduate Medical School;

(4) Clark Atlanta University;

(5) Tuskegee Institute School of Veterinary Medicine;

(6) Xavier University School of Pharmacy;

(7) Southern University School of Law;

(8) Texas Southern University School of Law and School of Pharmacy;

(9) Florida A&M University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences;

(10) North Carolina Central University School of Law;

(11) Morgan State University's qualified graduate program;

(12) Hampton University's qualified graduate program;

(13) Alabama A&M's qualified graduate program;

(14) North Carolina A&T State University's qualified graduate program;

(15) University of Maryland Eastern Shore's qualified graduate program; and

(16) Jackson State University's qualified graduate program.

(c) An institution that was awarded a grant prior to October 1, 1992 may continue to receive grant payments, regardless of the eligibility of the graduate institutions described in paragraphs (b)(6) through (16) of this section, until the institution's grant period has expired or September 30, 1993, whichever is later.

(d) No institution of higher education or university system may receive more than one grant under this section in any fiscal year.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1063b(e))

§609.3   What regulations apply?

The following regulations apply to this part:

(a) The Department of Education General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR) as follows:

(1) [Reserved]

(2) The following sections of 34 CFR part 75 (Direct Grant Programs): §§75.1-75.104, 75.125-75.129, 75.190-75.192, 75.230-75.261, 75.500, 75.510-75.519, 75.524-75.534, 75.580-75.903, and 75.901;

(3) 34 CFR part 77 (Definitions that Apply to Department Regulations).

(4) 34 CFR part 79 (Intergovernmental Review of Department of Education Programs and Activities).

(5) 34 CFR part 82 (New Restrictions on Lobbying).

(6) [Reserved]

(7) 34 CFR part 86 (Drug-Free Schools and Campuses).

(b) The regulations in this part 609.

(c)(1) 2 CFR part 180 (OMB Guidelines to Agencies on Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement)), as adopted at 2 CFR part 3485; and

(2) 2 CFR part 200 (Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards), as adopted at 2 CFR part 3474.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1063b)

[59 FR 38717, July 20, 1993, as amended at 79 FR 76101, Dec. 19, 2014]

§609.4   What definitions apply?

(a) General definitions. The following terms used in this part are defined in 2 CFR part 200, subpart A, or 34 CFR 77.1:

Applicant   Fiscal year
Application   Grant period
Award   Private
Budget   Project period
EDGAR   Public
Equipment   Secretary

(b) The following definition applies to a term used in this part:

Qualified graduate program means a graduate or professional program that—

(i) Provides a program of instruction in the physical or natural sciences, engineering, mathematics, or other scientific disciplines in which African Americans are underrepresented;

(ii) Has been accredited or approved by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association. (The Secretary publishes a list in the Federal Register of nationally recognized accrediting agencies and associations.); and

(iii) Has students enrolled in that program when the institution offering the program applies for a grant under this part.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1063b and 1069c)

[59 FR 38717, July 20, 1993, as amended at 79 FR 76101, Dec. 19, 2014]

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