Media Advisory 11-004
National Science Foundation Budget Request Briefing on Feb. 14, 2011
February 10, 2011
National Science Foundation Director Subra Suresh will present the president's fiscal year 2012 budget request for NSF on Feb. 14 at NSF's headquarters at 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Va.
The 3 p.m. rollout event will consist of a briefing by Suresh that provides details about the amount of funding the administration is requesting from Congress for NSF in fiscal year 2012. The briefing will be followed by a question and answer session.
Suresh and other senior NSF leaders will be available to members of the news media for interviews. News media please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org or Bobbie Mixon, email@example.com or (703) 292-8485, to receive a visitor's pass and attend the rollout event.
|What:||National Science Foundation FY 2012 Budget Request |
|Who:||NSF Director Subra Suresh|
|When:||Feb. 14, 2012, 3 p.m.|
|Where:||National Science Foundation:|
4201 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22230
|Metro:||Orange Line, Ballston|
Bobbie Mixon, NSF (703) 292-8070 firstname.lastname@example.org
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) 2012, its budget was $7.0 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives about 50,000 competitive requests for funding, and makes about 11,500 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $593 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
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