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'''NSF''' stands for '''National Science Foundation'''. It is a non-profit organization in the United States that supports and funds education and research for all non-medical fields of science and engineering. It is a federal organization which supports research conducted by different United States colleges and universities in various fields of Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics and Social Sciences. NSF funds approximately 20% of all federally-supported research conducted in fields of science and engineering.<ref>[http://enterprisepost.com/science/science/subra-suresh-confirmed-as-nsf-director.html enterprisepost.com]</ref><ref>[http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/ nsf.gov]</ref>
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The '''National Science Foundation (NSF)''' is a non-profit organization in the United States that supports and funds education and research for all non-medical fields of science and engineering. It is a federal organization which supports research conducted by different United States colleges and universities in various fields of Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics and Social Sciences. NSF funds approximately 20% of all federally-supported research conducted in fields of science and engineering.<ref>[http://enterprisepost.com/science/science/subra-suresh-confirmed-as-nsf-director.html enterprisepost.com]</ref><ref>[http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/ nsf.gov]</ref>
    
==History==
 
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'''Criterion 2: Defining the broader impacts of the proposed activity.'''
 
'''Criterion 2: Defining the broader impacts of the proposed activity.'''
 
    
 
    
What are the future prospects of the activity in discovering and understanding while promoting teaching, training and learning? Can the proposed activity improve the participation of how well does the activity advance discovery and understanding while promoting teaching, training, and learning? How well does the proposed activity broaden the participation of groups (e.g., gender, ethnic, disability, geographic, etc.)? How will it improve the education and research in its field? How will the proposed activity benefit the society? <ref name="link5">[http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1999/nsf99172/nsf99172.htm nsf.gov]</ref>
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What are the future prospects of the activity in discovering and understanding, while promoting teaching, training and learning? Can the proposal improve upon such? How well does the proposed activity broaden the participation of groups (e.g., gender, ethnic, disability, geographic, etc.)? How will it improve the education and research in its field? How will the proposed activity benefit society?<ref>[http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/1999/nsf99172/nsf99172.htm nsf.gov]</ref>
    
==ICANN and NSF==
 
==ICANN and NSF==
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