Table 2-8
Source of funding of S&E postdoctoral students: 1993–2006
(Percent distribution)
 
Source 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
 
All sources 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Federal fellowships 8.5 8.7 8.8 8.9 9.0 10.2 9.4 9.1 8.3 8.7 7.8 7.9 7.8 7.5
Federal traineeships 8.5 8.1 7.6 7.4 7.2 7.3 6.6 6.0 5.7 5.9 5.7 5.4 5.8 5.5
Federal research grants 52.1 51.3 51.9 52.0 51.7 51.2 53.2 54.5 54.7 55.9 56.1 57.9 56.6 55.6
Nonfederal sources 30.9 31.9 31.6 31.6 32.1 31.3 30.7 30.3 31.3 29.4 30.4 28.8 29.8 31.4
 

NOTE: Percents may not add to 100% because of rounding.

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) database, http://webcaspar.nsf.gov.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2010