Table 2-6
Source of funding of S&E postdocs: 1994–2003
(Percent distribution)
 
Source 1983 1985 1987 1989 1991 1993 1995 1997 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
All sources 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Federal fellowships 11.9 10.6 9.5 9.4 9.0 8.5 8.8 9.0 9.4 9.1 8.3 8.7 8.1
Federal traineeships 12.5 11.3 10.6 8.9 8.8 8.5 7.6 7.2 6.6 6.0 5.7 6.0 5.7
Federal research grants 48.0 50.0 50.9 51.6 51.8 52.1 51.9 51.7 53.2 54.5 54.7 55.8 56.0
Nonfederal sources 27.6 28.1 29.1 30.1 30.5 30.9 31.6 32.1 30.7 30.3 31.3 29.5 30.2
 

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Graduate Students and Postdoctorates in Science and Engineering, Integrated Science and Engineering Resources Data System (WebCASPAR), http://webcaspar.nsf.gov.

 
Science and Engineering Indicators 2006