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Agency:    Department of Education
Bureau:    Office of Innovation and Improvement
Account:    Innovation and improvement (91-0204)
Certifying Official:    Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development
Contact Information:    http://WWW.ED.GOV   202-401-1576
Close Up Fellowships

1 recipient will receive $1,469,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 1973
Code: U927A050001
Description: This program is administered by the Close Up Foundation and provides fellowships to middle- and secondary-school students from low-income families and their teachers to enable them to participate with other students and teachers in the Close Up program. Participants spend one week in Washington attending seminars on government and current events and meeting with leaders from the three branches of the Federal Government.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Close Up Foundation (069281830) $1,469 Close Up Fellowships Program Non-Profit
44 Canal Center Plz
Alexandria, VA
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: P.L. 108-447 & ESEA of 1965, Title I, Part E, Section 1504
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title I, Part E, SEC. 1504. CLOSE UP FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM. (a) PROGRAM FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL AND SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS. (1) ESTABLISHMENT. (A) GENERAL AUTHORITY. In accordance with this subsection, the Secretary may make grants to the Close Up Foundation of Washington, District of Columbia, a nonpartisan, nonprofit foundation, for the purpose of assisting the Close Up Foundation in carrying out its programs of increasing civic responsibility and understanding of the Federal Government among middle school and secondary school students. NOTE: The program was first authorized in 1972 (P. L. 92-506, 92nd Congress S J Res 265, October 19, 1972) and first received funding in 1973. P.L. 108-447: For carrying out activities authorized by parts G and H of title I, subpart 5 of part A and parts C and D of title II, parts B, C, and D of title V, and section 1504 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (`ESEA'), $1,101,454,000

Citation Comment: Entity is identified in the authorizing statute and funded through annual appropriations.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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