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National Science Foundation




National Science Foundation award commitments for the International Polar Year

NSF commitments for 449 IPY project awards (2006-2009 actual; 2010-2013 estimated)

Fiscal year
Special IPY solicitations1
 
Other IPY proposals2, 3
 
Total3
                 
2006 $    5,613,980 6%   $    25,347,870 10%   $  31,185,328 9%
2007 $  38,505,811 42% 67% $    72,378,198 28% 53% $110,884,009 32% 57%
2008 $  23,246,385 25% $    64,152,541 25% $  87,398,926 25%
2009 $  17,081,148 18%   $    49,468,598 19%   $  66,549,746 19%
2010 $    5,942,045 6%   $    16,305,796 6%   $  22,247,841 6%
2011 $    1,960,859 2%   $    10,951,113 4%   $  12,911,972 4%
2012       $    10,392,179 4%   $  10,392,179 3%
2013       $     7,532,217 3%   $   7,532,217 2%
    100%     100%     100%
 Total3 $  92,350,228 26%   $  256,751,990 74%   $349,102,218 100%

1  Funded under International Polar Year solicitations NSF 06-534 and NSF 07-536  
2  Funded under these other NSF program solicitations:  
    Advanced Technological Education (NSF 05-530) 1
   Antarctic Artists and Writers Program (NSF 07-550) 2
   Antarctic Research (NSF 02-086, 03-551, 04-559, 05-567, 06-549, 07-549, 08-535) 3
   Arctic Observing Network (NSF 08-579) 4
   Arctic Research Opportunities (NSF 00-96, 03-574, 05-514, 05-618, 06-603) 5
   Bering Ecosystem Study, BEST (NSF 07-533) 6
   Communicating Research to Public Audiences (NSF 03-509) 7
   Documenting Endangered Languages (NSF 05-590, NSF 06-577) 8
   Ice Coring and Drilling Services (NSF 08-555) 9
   Major Research Instrumentation (NSF 05-515, 07-510) 10
   National Space Weather Program (NSF 07-520) 11
   Plant Genome Research (NSF 06-529, 06-581) 12
   Postdoctoral Fellowships in Polar Regions Research (NSF 08-1) 13
   SBE Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (NSF 05-588) 14
   Science and Society (NSF 03-550) 15
   Science and Technology Centers Integrative Partnerships (NSF 07-2) 16
   Also: PD 98-1320, 98-1352, 04-1524, 05-5221, 06-5740  
   Also: Grant Proposal Guide (NSF-wide, various years)  
3  Includes $29,000,000 in fiscal years 2007 and 2008 for operational field support.

Last updated: 02/15/2011

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