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National Science Foundation

NSF Director Subra Suresh, Academic and Scientific Community Outreach Event, Edificio de Telefonica, Santiago, Chile,
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Slide title: NSF is at "Ground Zero" of U.S. science enterprise

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NSF founded in 1950
Sponsor of fundamental research across all S&E disciplines and research into STEM education
$7-billion annual budget
Reviews, with the help of nearly 300,000 experts, some 55,000 proposals, yielding 13,000 grants annually
Annually supports about 230,000 individuals directly and indirectly across 2,000 institutions
195 Nobel Laureates supported by NSF since 1950
Economic and societal impact

Slide background image: Photo illustration of Earth from space

Background image credit: John Prusinski, National Science Foundation

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