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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.

What:

National Science Foundation FY 2016 Budget Request

Who:

NSF Director France A. Córdova

When:

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

Where:

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

Metro:

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.

-NSF-

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

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.

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