The federal government gave about $10 million more in research subsidies to GW than they did in 2006, GW’s top research official said.
Federal subsidies from research grants at the engineering school are expected to bring in $3 million this fiscal year.
A former research fund has been shut down and will be replaced by a new one with differing requirements, officials confirmed last week.
A $2 billion increase in federal research funding to the National Institutes of Health is only a small step for researchers struggling to earn grant money.
The University increased its total research spending in 2014 by more than $25 million according to data from the National Science Foundation.
President Barack Obama urged Congress to stop interest rates on student loans from doubling, as they are set to do in July, and to permanently extend the tuition tax credit his administration created.