News of the Week2004 BUDGET

Senate Bill Boosts NSF Funds for Underserved Groups

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Science  12 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5639, pp. 1450
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5639.1450b

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Last week, a Senate panel approved a 2004 budget for the National Science Foundation in which NSF's education directorate would grow twice as fast as its larger research account. Programs to serve minority students and institutions received especially favorable treatment in the Senate bill.