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National Science Foundation

Remarks, Integrative Graduate Education Research and Traineeship Project Meeting, Washington, DC
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Slide title: NSF is at "Ground Zero" of U.S. science enterprise

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NSF sponsors fundamental research across all S&E disciplines and research on STEM education
< 6% overhead
No internal research

Annually supports ˜ 285,000 individuals at 1,800 institutions

> 46,500 Graduate Research Fellows GRFs supported by NSF since 1952. Approx. 40,000 RAs per year.

  • 197 Nobel Prize laureates supported by NSF since 1950
  • 30 NSF GRFs are Nobel laureates
  • 440 NSF GRFs are members of the National Academy of Sciences

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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