NSF awards $18 million contract to the National Opinion Research Center

December 06, 2001

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year competitive, task-order contract for an amount not to exceed $18,085,225 to the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago for its Doctorate Data Project.

The renewal contract awarded to NORC will include concurrent work on the development of the Survey of Earned Doctorates (Task Area A) and the Survey of Doctorate Recipients (Task Area B) for NSF's Division of Science Resources Statistics (SRS). The work will be performed primarily in Chicago and in Arlington, Va.
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NSF is the contracting activity under contract award number SRS-0208765.

NSF is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering, with an annual budget of about $4.8 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states, through grants to about 1,800 universities and institutions nationwide. Each year, NSF receives about 30,000 competitive requests for funding, and makes about 10,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards over $200 million in professional and service contracts each year.

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