Federal investments in student financial aid, faculty scholarship, and basic scientific research are vital to innovation, and our nation’s economic competitiveness and national security. AAU closely monitors and engages Congress and the Executive Branch in the annual federal budget and appropriations process to advocate for sustained and strong federal investments in: Pell Grants, Work-study, and other student financial aid programs; the research, STEM, and higher education programs at NIH, NSF, NASA, NEH, AFRI, and the Departments of Defense, Education, and Energy. Information about the annual budget process, AAU’s priorities, and summaries, statements, letters, and other materials are included in this section.
AAU Applauds Proposed Increases for Higher Education, Scientific Research
FY20 Agency Funding Briefs
AAU and APLU Urge Congressional Leaders to Raise Discretionary Spending Caps for FY20 and 21
AAU FY20 Funding Priorities Table
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