TABLE 17 Federal Agencies and Departments Supporting Work of Science and Engineering Ph.D.s, 1995 (in percent)

Total Receiving Support

137,000

National Institutes of Health

29.5

Department of Defense

21.8

National Science Foundation

20.1

Department of Energy

15.9

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

9.1

Department of Agriculture

7.8

Department of Health and Human Services

6.7

Environmental Protection Agency

4.6

Department of Education

2.8

Department of Interior

2.8

Department of Commerce

2.4

Department of Transportation

2.4

Agency for International Development

1.7

Other Agency

5.9

NOTE: Percentages do not total 100 because multiple answers were allowed.

SOURCE: National Research Council/National Science Foundation, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 1995.



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