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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is a United States government agency that supports ... from the scientific and policy communities since its inception in 1997. .... The NSF was established by the National Science Foundation Act of 1950. .... One of the first six grants went to Stanford University, where two graduate ...

www.nsf.gov/about/budget/fy1997/overview.htm

The National Science Foundation requests $3.3 billion for FY 1997 to invest in almost 20,000 ... that is as appropriate today as it was when the Foundation was created in 1950. .... In FY 1997, this program will almost double, to total $73 million.

www.nsf.gov/pubs/2003/nsf032/032_3.htm

Program Officers may obtain comments from assembled review panels or from site ... for evaluating proposals at its meeting on March 28, 1997 (NSB 97-72). .... A request for a proposal file update after an established target or deadline date ...

www.nsf.gov/about/budget/fy1999/research.htm

NSF support provided under the other key program functions is essential for ..... In FY 1997, two Urban LTERs were established in human-dominated, urban ...

www.nsf.gov/od/gpraplan/gpraplan.htm

Appendix 2: Linking the Strategic Plan to the Annual Performance Plans ..... In 1997, the major research goal will be to begin cloning some of the genes identified the ..... To meet this need, NSF has developed a competency based program ...

www.nsf.gov/pubs/1999/nsf98106/98106htm/nsf98106program.html

May 25, 1999 ... Antarctic Journal of the United States Review 1997, Table of contents ..... an ice rise located between two ice streams that feed into the Ross Ice ...

www.nsf.gov/nsb/documents/1997/nsb9713/meritrpt.htm

Their judgments of the extent to which proposals address established criteria are ... NSF programs obtain external peer review by two principal methods, mail and panel. .... to present their report to the Deputy Director by the Summer of 1997.

www.nsf.gov/pubs/2000/ceose991/ceose991.html

Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) assessment [2], however, ... The report also describes representative NSF programs that address these ... forward to working collaboratively with the recently established Commission on .... [7] In 1997, the number of S&E doctorates awarded to women decreased ...

www.nsf.gov/eng/iip/innovation.pdf

Aug 25, 2010 ... 2 See, for example, the NSF document Sensational Sixty, a list of 60 NSF-funded inventions, innovations, and discoveries ... Some of these programs (described below in the “Established ... his 1997 book, Pasteur's Quadrant.