Terminate National Science Foundation Grants for Arctic Research

  • Potential 10 Year Savings: $250 Million
  • Sponsor: Rep. Joe Walsh
  • Legislation: H.R. 3396
  • Status: Introduced

The National Science Foundation annually awards up to $25 million to academic researchers seeking to study conditions in the Arctic. Funded research can be for direct observation of the Arctic environment, studying the sociology, economy or political science of the Arctic, or other academic disciplines. Up to 75 grant awards are made annually.