February 2, 2010

National Science Foundation FY11 Budget Request

By jnurse

Yesterday, the President’s Budget Request (PBR) for FY11 was released. The PBR contained the items of note, listed below, within the National Science Foundation request.

AGENCY/PROGRAM

FY10 FINAL

FY11 PBR

% CHANGE

National Science Foundation

6872.5

7424.4

8.03

Research and Related Activities

5563.9

6018.8

8.18

Education and Human Resources

872.8

892.0

2.20

Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction

117.3

165.2

40.84

In millions of Dollars

Additionally, NSF noted the following priorities:

  • $158 million for Graduate Research Fellowships
  • $209 million for the Early Career Development Program
  • $10 million for Climate Change Education
  • $64 million for Advanced Technological Education
  • $766 million for Science, Engineering, and Education Sustainability (SEES)
  • $41 million for Cyberlearning Transforming Education (CTE)
  • $103 million for Comprehensive Broadening Participation of Undergraduates in STEM
  • $90.7 million for the Ocean Observatories Initiative
  • $35 million for the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON)

National Science Foundation FY11 Budget Materials

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