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LEADERSHIP:NOAA Programs Proposed for Termination in FY16 Proposal

Published Feb 2015

Six NOAA STEM education programs are proposed for termination in the FY16 President’s Budget.  Details can be found in NOAA’s Fiscal Year 2016 Congressional Justification on the pages listed below.  Click here to link to the Congressional Justification. Additional information on the Administrations FY16 STEM proposal can be found here.

  • Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship Program* (page NOS-61)
  • Teacher at Sea Program* (page NMFS-69, OMAO-8)
  • Sea Grant STEM education activities including all state Sea Grant Program STEM activities and the Sea Grant/National Marine Fisheries Service Graduate Fellowship Program* (page OAR-131)
  • Ocean Exploration and Research STEM education activities* (page OAR-144)
  • Competitive Education Grants Program** (page PS-24)
  • Bay Watershed Education and Training Program** (page PS-28)

*Proposed to be terminated, but funds stay within the home office to be reinvested in other activities.**Proposed to be terminated, resulting in a funding decrease for the home office as a whole.

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