Media Advisory 17-003

National Science Foundation to present FY 2018 budget request

NSF's FY 2018 budget request will be presented May 23, 2017.

NSF's FY 2018 budget request will be presented May 23, 2017.

May 22, 2017

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National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France A. Córdova will present President Donald J. Trump's Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 NSF budget request to Congress at 3:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday May 23. The presentation will take place at NSF's headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia.

Following Córdova's presentation, there will be a question and answer session with NSF leadership. The presentation will be recorded. It will be posted on on the following day.

Detailed information about the FY 2018 budget request will be available May 23 on NSF's website.

WHAT: Presentation of National Science Foundation FY 2018 budget request
WHO: NSF Director France A. Córdova
WHEN: Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd. Suite 1235
Arlington VA 22230
Metro: Orange and Silver lines, Ballston-MU station

Credentialed media must contact Katherine Pfaff at or (703) 292-4730 to make arrangements to attend the briefing.


Media Contacts
Katherine Pfaff, NSF, (703) 292-4730, email:

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) 2018, its budget is $7.8 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 50,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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