[7] Recently, the organization has been focusing on obtaining high return on investment from their spending on scientific research. The NSF received more than 27,000 proposals and funded more than 12,000 of them in 1983. National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA Tel: (703) 292-5111, FIRS: (800) 877-8339 | TDD: (800) 281-8749, Personnel Policy on Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, November 12, 2020 The legislation also specifies NSF provide at least level funding of $35 million for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities program and $15 million for the Tribal Colleges and Universities program. [8], Various bills have been introduced to direct funds within the NSF. Upon reexamining the historical record,[11] scholars discovered that the NSF first appeared as a comprehensive New Deal Policy proposed by Sen. Harley Kilgore of West Virginia. Source(s) National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, special tabulations of U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, Completions Survey, unrevised provisional release … It was found that the average person has about 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day. In 1960, the NSF's appropriation was $152.7 million and 2,000 grants were made. "[38] The task force reinforced its support for both criteria as appropriate for the goals and aims of the agency, and published a revised version of the merit review criteria in its 2012 report, to clarify and improve the function of the criteria. Positions that are executive in nature and have the primary responsibility for leading the NSF workforce by providing oversight, vision, and strategic direction for the agency, such as Division Director, Deputy Division Director, Office Head or Section Head. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health. Of those thousands of thoughts, 80% were negative, and 95% were exactly the … After amendments, the Smith bill made it to President Truman's desk, but it was vetoed. It does, however, provide policy guidance on selected matters. NSF has published annual reports since 1950, which since the new millennium have been two reports, variously called Performance Report and Accountability Report or Performance Highlights and Financial Highlights; the latest available FY 2013 Agency Financial Report was posted December 16, 2013, and the 6 page FY 2013 Performance and Financial Highlights was posted March 25, 2013. 1 Physics Ellipse We take you inside", "About NSF - National Science Foundation", "Temporary/Rotator Programs | NSF - National Science Foundation", "Office of Polar Programs (OPP) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Office of Integrative Activities (OIA) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Directorate for Engineering (ENG) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Directorate for Geosciences (GEO) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences (MPS) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Directorate for Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences (SBE) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Directorate for Education & Human Resources (EHR) - NSF - National Science Foundation", "National Science Foundation to close its overseas offices", "Crosscutting and NSF-wide Active Funding Opportunities - NSF - National Science Foundation", "National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) - NSF Activities, Solicitations and Their Outcomes - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Science of Learning - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Cyberinfrastructure: Digital Libraries-Access to Human Knowledge - NSF - National Science Foundation", "Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases - NSF - National Science Foundation", "nsf.gov - About - NCSES - US National Science Foundation (NSF)", "National Science Foundation: Under the Microscope", "Dr. Coburn Releases New Oversight Report Exposing Waste, Mismanagement at the National Science Foundation", "Sen. 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