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Congressional Notifications

May 27, 2010 — 2010 ETA Research Grants Solicitation

Dear Congressional Staff:

Today, the Department of Labor announced a solicitation for the 2010 ETA Research Papers Program. The Department of Labor's Employment & Training Administration (ETA), Division of Contract Services is soliciting offers for original research papers of interest to the public workforce investment system. The research attained through the 2010 Research Papers Program will provide innovative ideas to those on the front-line of service delivery in the public workforce investment system.

Detailed information about this solicitation can be found at: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=14e83fa33e76f3c6122e8afbaf81837d&tab=core&_cview=0.

ETA anticipates awarding 8-10 contracts to individuals. Eligible applicants for the grants include:

  1. any individual currently in a PhD program in public policy, public administration, economics or a similar field,
  2. any individual who has recently graduated (within 2 years) from a PhD program in public policy, public administration, economics or a similar field,
  3. any individual in a post-doctoral program in public policy, public administration, economics or a similar field, or.
  4. any individual who has recently completed (within 2 years) a post-doctoral program in public policy, public administration, economics or a similar field.

Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Colleges and Universities, and Tribal Colleges and Universities are encouraged to apply for this solicitation.

Please feel free to share this information. All requests for clarification from potential applicants must be submitted via e-mail to the Contracting Officer, Brent Goe, at goe.brent@dol.gov not later than 1:00 PM EDT on June 4, 2010.

Please contact Adri Jayaratne (jayaratne.adri@dol.gov) in the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at (202) 693-4600 if you have any questions.