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Presentation of FY 2011 Budget Request to Congress,
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Slide Title: Number of NSF Competitive Proposals and Awards and Funding Rates

Slide text: A steady growth in numbers of proposals submitted is stretching NSF's capacity to cope.

Slide image: This bar graph shows the trends of competitive proposals, awards and the funding rates for fiscal year (FY) 2005 through FY 2009. The years and numbers are:

FY 2005
Awards: 9,757
Competitive proposals: 41,598
Funding Rate: 23%

FY 2006
Awards: 10,318
Competitive proposals: 42,050
Funding Rate: 25%

FY 2007
Awards: 11,354
Competitive proposals: 44,106
Funding Rate: 26%

FY 2008
Awards: 11,024
Competitive proposals: 43,907
Funding Rate: 25%

FY 2009
Awards: 14,641
Competitive proposals: 45,228
Funding Rate: 32%

Graph credit: National Science Foundation

Design by Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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