Proposal Writing and Preparation

The OGRD can help to build templates, checklists and a proposal timeline to support you in writing and preparing your proposal. The more time we have to work together, the more help the we can provide along the way.

NSF101 >>

Proposal Preparation Webinar Recording >>

Merit Review Webinar Recording >>

Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) >>

Required for all senior personnel on every NSF proposal:

Review instructions at each link and on each form carefully.

Biographical Sketch* >>

Collaborators and Other Affiliations Form >>

Current and Pending (Other) Support Form* >>

*Note: The mandate to use SciENcv only for preparation of the biographical sketch and Current and Pending (Other) Support information will go into effect for new proposals submitted or due on or after October 23, 2023. In the interim, proposers may continue to prepare and submit this document via use of SciENcv or the NSF fillable PDF. NSF, however, encourages the community to use SciENcv prior to the October 2023 implementation.

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