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2015 National Summer Transportation Institute Solicitation

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) partnering with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is seeking accredited colleges/universities that would like to host the 2015 National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) Program.
The NSTI program is designed to introduce high school students (rising 9-12 grades) to all modes of transportation-related careers and works to encourage transportation-related courses at a college/university.  The program can be either residential or nonresidential, with a minimum of 15 participants, and range anywhere from 2-4 weeks.  The requested FHWA budget should not exceed $55,000.  Colleges/universities are encouraged to seek partnerships with other entities for additional budget and/or in-kind contributions.  The host site(s) is responsible for:
·         Selecting Project Director and Staff
·         Developing program and proposal for funding consideration
·         Executing and implementing all aspects of the program
·         Preparing final report (annual report)
·         Budgeting and expenditure
Download the attached 2015 SOW Application(1-1-15) (2).docx2015 SOW Application(1-1-15) (2).docx, Budget Tables A-E-3(Jan 15).xlsxBudget Tables A-E-3(Jan 15).xlsx, and theNSTI+2015+Program+Desk+Reference+(Updated+1-5-15).pdfNSTI+2015+Program+Desk+Reference+(Updated+1-5-15).pdf  for requirements for the submission.  The application and budget tables must be completed and submitted with the proposal.
Deadline to submit a proposal is January 30, 2015, by 4:30 pm.  Proposals should be emailed to tyra.redus@ky.gov.  For questions regarding the proposal, please contact:
Tyra L. Redus
Executive Director
Office for Civil Rights and Small Business Development
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Phone:  502-564-3601
Email:   tyra.redus@ky.gov