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Media Advisory 16-002
National Science Foundation to present FY 2017 budget request

Media availability with NSF director to follow presentation

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NSF's FY17 budget request will be presented Feb. 9.
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February 8, 2016

National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A. Córdova will present President Obama's fiscal year 2017 NSF budget request to Congress at 3:30 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at NSF's headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia.

Detailed information about the FY17 budget request will be available Feb. 9 on NSF's website.

Following Córdova's presentation, NSF assistant directors and office heads will provide separate program briefings in break-out rooms at NSF.

The presentation will be recorded and will be posted on nsf.gov on the following day.


National Science Foundation FY 2016 Budget Request


NSF Director France A. Córdova


Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, 3:30 p.m.


National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1235
Arlington, VA 22230


Orange and Silver Lines, Ballston

Credentialed media must contact Bobbie Mixon at bmixon@nsf.gov or (703) 292-8485 to make arrangements to attend the briefing.


Media Contacts
Bobbie Mixon, NSF, (703) 292-8485, bmixon@nsf.gov

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