Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Money Money Money

(ed: three NSF posts in a row ? maybe you're a little obsessed with funding ?

As CRA and USACM are now reporting, the president just signed a bill that among other things allocates 62.7M in supplemental funding for the NSF. However,...
Funding for the National Science Foundation is split 70/30 between education and research programs at the Foundation with $40 million going toward the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, which “seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers
Which means that only 22.7M is left to be divvied up among the many directorates. Optimistically, that's roughly 44 new proposals, over ALL of NSF. Hmmm....

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