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DHS and National Science Foundation Announce $3.1 Million in Academic Research Initiative Awards
September 30, 2008
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today approximately $3.1 million in new grant awards to academic institutions for the fiscal year 2008 Academic Research Initiative.
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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) 2015, its budget is $7.3 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives about 48,000 competitive proposals for funding, and makes about 11,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
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