25 CFR 170.163 - How are Indian LTAP recipients selected?
(a) FHWA announces Indian LTAP grant, cooperative agreement, and contracting opportunities in the Federal Register. The announcements state that tribal governments, a consortium of tribal governments, State transportation departments, or universities are eligible for these awards; indicate the funds available; and provide eligibility criteria.
(c) A selection committee of Federal and tribal representatives (see § 170.164) reviews the proposals of eligible applicants and recommends award recipients. FHWA selects and notifies award recipients consistent with applicable law.