Fiscal 2012 appropriation
(in millions of dollars)
Fiscal 2013 request
(in millions of dollars)
One-year change
IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Student assistance
   Pell Grants (program costs) $41,572 $36,118 -13%
   Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants $735 $735 0%
   Federal Work-Study $977 $1,127 15%
   Student-aid administration $1,043 $1,126 8%
   TEACH Grants $41 $11 -73%
   Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need $31 $31 0%
   Teacher-education assistance $41 $201 390%
New loan volume
   Stafford Loans $35,554 $32,044 -10%
   Unsubsidized Stafford Loans $58,468 $66,160 13%
   PLUS Loans $20,652 $22,618 10%
Aid to disadvantaged students
   TRIO programs for disadvantaged students $840 $840 0%
   Gear Up $302 $302 0%
Discretionary institutional assistance
   Historically black colleges $228 $228 0%
   Hispanic-serving institutions $100 $100 0%
   Tribal colleges $26 $26 0%
   Hawkins Centers of Excellence $0 $30 n/a
Career and technical education
   State grants $1,123 $1,123 0%
Education research and statistics
   Research, development, and dissemination $190 $202 6%
   Statewide data systems $38 $53 39%
Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education $4 $70 1650%
IN OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES
Scientific Research
National Institutes of Health (program level) $30,702 $30,702 0%
National Science Foundation
   Total $7,023 $7,372 5%
   Research $5,689 $5,983 5%
   Education $829 $876 6%
   Major research equipment $197 $196 -1%
   Agency operations and award management $299 $299 0%
Department of Agriculture
   Cooperative research and education $706 $733 4%
   Formula grants $661 $654 -1%
   Agriculture and Food Research Initiative competitive grants $264 $325 23%
   Extension activities $475 $462 -3%
   Integrated activities $21 $44 110%
Department of Commerce oceanic and atmospheric research $3,131 $3,161 1%
Department of Defense
   Basic research $2,112 $2,117 0%
   Applied research $4,739 $4,478 -6%
   Advanced-technology development $5,411 $5,266 -3%
Department of Energy Office of Science $4,874 $5,001 3%
Department of Homeland Security Office of University Programs $37 $40 8%
Environmental Protection Agency science and technology $794 $807 2%
National Aeronautics and Space Administration science $5,074 $4,911 -3%
Arts and Humanities
National Endowment for the Humanities, total $146 $154 5%
   Education programs $13 $14 8%
   Research programs $15 $15 0%
   Office of Digital Humanities $4 $4 0%
   Preservation and access programs $15 $16 7%
National Endowment for the Arts $146 $154 5%
Institute of Museum and Library Services $232 $232 0%
Source: U.S. government