Tips for preparing your CAREER proposal

 The deadline for CAREER (NSF17-537) proposal submission, 19 July, 2017, is fast approaching. Below we are reposting tips for CAREER submission from an earlier blog.  You will also want to consult the current Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG NSF 17-1). You may also want to check out our prior postings on full proposal submission …

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Preparing a Full Proposal: Results from Prior NSF Support

This is one in a series of blog entries with tips for preparing a full proposal for the upcoming August 5, 2016 deadline for the IOS core programs track. It is not intended to be a complete set of instructions, rather to provide some tips about common issues and useful additional information. Please consult the …

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Common Issues Arising in EDGE Inquiries

Since the EDGE track was announced in the IOS Core Programs solicitation (NSF 16-505), the EDGE Working Group has entertained single page, informal inquiries about potential EDGE projects (note these inquiries are not Letters of Intent).  Individuals or groups intending to submit a Letter of Intent for the 29 April, 2016 deadline, but who are …

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Selected FAQs for NSF 16-505- part 2 preliminary proposal content and review FAQs

Leading up to Friday’s (1/15/16) deadline for preliminary proposals we are posting selected FAQs for NSF 16-505 to help answer your last minute questions. Note that preliminary proposals are still covered under GPG NSF 15-1 as the new GPG NSF16-1 does not go into effect until after the preliminary proposal deadline. As always, if you have …

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Selected FAQs for NSF 16-505- part 1 submission related FAQs

Leading up to Friday’s (1/15/16) deadline for preliminary proposals we are posting selected FAQs for NSF 16-505 to help answer possible last minute questions. Note that preliminary proposals are still covered under GPG NSF 15-1 as the new GPG NSF16-1 does not go into effect until after the preliminary proposal deadline. As always, if you have …

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Updated Proposal and Award Policy and Procedures Guide (PAPPG)

The NSF Proposal and Award Policy and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) has recently been updated.  This document includes the Grant Proposal Guide (GPG), which contains detailed instructions for PIs submitting proposals to NSF.  The updated PAPPG takes effect on December 26, 2014. Please familiarize yourself with the new PAPPG and GPG, especially the significant changes to …

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Tips for preparing your DDIG application

The deadline for submitting Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants (DDIG) is fast approaching! All materials must be submitted in Fastlane by October 9, 2014. Awards are made for doctoral candidates to expand an existing body of dissertation research. They may also include participation in scientific meetings, and fees for research in specialized facilities or field settings, …

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Tips for preparing your CAREER proposal

 The deadline for CAREER proposal submissions is fast approaching. Here are some tips from IOS program officers on preparing your proposal: 1.  Panel Review: Although there is a separate solicitation for CAREER proposals, most clusters in IOS review these proposals at disciplinary panels that also consider full proposals submitted through the core IOS solicitation. Thus, …

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