Survey of Programs Supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education

U.S. Government Accountability Office

U.S. Department of Commerce : Obligations

Program Agency Subagency Q39 - FY08 total program obligation Q39 - FY09 total program obligation Q39 - FY10 total program obligation Q39 - FY11 total program obligation (planned) Q39 - FY12 total program obligation (planned) Q40 - FY08 program obligation - STEM education activities only Q40 - FY09 program obligation - STEM education activities only Q40 - FY10 program obligation - STEM education activities only Q40 - FY11 program obligation - STEM education activities only (planned) Q40 - FY12 program obligation - STEM education activities only (planned)
NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 117,000 175,000 300,000 300,000 300,000 . . . . .
Recovery Act Measurement Science and Engineering Fellowship Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 0 0 20,000,000 0 0 . . . . .
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 406,895 523,349 595,641 567,680 . . . . . .
Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 9,550,000 9,700,000 9,700,000 0 0 . . . . .
Climate Communications and Education Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 1,259,000 1,260,000 1,649,000 2,760,000 3,038,000 470,000 484,000 536,000 609,000 609,000
Coral Reef Conservation Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 29,283,000 28,900,000 29,000,000 26,800,000 27,059,000 826,000 826,000 838,000 768,000 777,000
Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 468,100 619,830 603,125 535,000 460,000 . . . . .
Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 13,920,000 14,984,000 14,309,000 14,323,000 14,323,000 13,920,000 14,984,000 14,309,000 14,323,000 14,356,000
Environmental Literacy Grants U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 3,831,236 7,703,702 10,388,185 5,000,000 5,000,000 . . . . .
Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 3,974,643 5,001,415 5,620,638 4,731,406 4,000,000 . 4,171,415 6,450,638 . .
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 0 0 3,000,000 0 0 . . . . .
National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS) Education U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 6,201,000 2,353,000 2,700,000 3,160,000 1,921,000 . . . . .
National Estuarine Research Reserve System Education Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2,927,801 3,627,850 4,143,895 3,565,634 2,942,687 1,020,000 1,059,949 1,020,000 958,412 529,975
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) Education U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 2,989,000 2,989,000 3,084,750 3,491,000 3,303,000 . . . . .
National Marine Sanctuaries Education Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 3,250,000 3,863,994 4,100,000 4,091,800 3,764,456 719,875 856,000 908,150 906,334 833,827
National Ocean Service (NOS) Education U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 577,000 568,000 426,000 572,000 501,000 . . . . .
National Sea Grant College Program - Education Component U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 9,725,443 9,386,500 9,378,529 . . . . . . .
National Weather Service Outreach Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 1,245,000 2,530,000 3,070,000 2,693,000 2,881,000 . . . . .
Teacher at Sea Program U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) 189,000 600,000 600,000 600,000 600 . . . . .

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