topSkip to main content

Menu, Secondary

Menu Trigger


Agency Budgets

AAU closely monitors and advocates for the budgets of federal agencies that are the primary funders of student financial aid and higher education programs, faculty scholarship, and basic scientific research that are vital to innovation and our nation’s economic competitiveness and national security.

Included in this section is budget information about education and research programs at:

AFRI     DOD     DOE     ED     NASA     NEH     NIH     NSF

See Also: Appropriations Tables, Innovation & Competitiveness, and Reducing Regulatory Burden.


AAU joins the Energy Sciences Coalition in a statement supporting bipartisan efforts to reauthorize ARPA-E at the Department of Energy.
AAU joined APLU in a letter asking the White House Office of Management & Budget to prioritize research and higher education funding in the Administration's FY19 budget.
The Coalition for National Science Funding wrote to Senate and House leadership urging the passage of a bipartisan budget agreement that appropriates at least $7.8 billion for NSF in FY 2018
AAU expressed concern about the proposed cuts to NASA's Science Mission Directorate and the National Science Foundation proposed in the Administration's FY18 budget request.
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on the FY18 Department of Education Budget House Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on the FY18 National Science Foundation Budget NIH Announces Next Generation Researchers Initiative