NSF Grants and News
The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds research and education in science and engineering through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. NSF accounts for about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions for basic research. The following link provides information about NSF’s active funding opportunities:
NSF Proposal Submission Modernization Webinars
Since 2014, the National Science Foundation has been holding annual webinars on the Proposal Submission Modernization (PSM) initiative, which will result in the modernization and migration NSF’s proposal submission system from FastLane to Research.gov.
This webinar series focuses on several themes that have surfaced in initial internal planning, including those related to:
NSF reviewers benefit from reviewing requests and serving on NSF panels. Reviewers gain first-hand knowledge of the peer-review process; learn about common problems with proposals; discover strategies to write strong proposals; and meet colleagues and NSF program officers managing programs related to your interests.
All proposals submitted to NSF are reviewed according to the two merit review criteria: Intellectual Merit and Broader Impacts. Learn more about NSF merits and impacts and learn why most NSF proposals that are awarded funding do not receive all "Excellent" ratings.
NSF Video Tutorial Now Available
NSF released a video tutorial on Research.gov's feature to capture citations in annual and final project reports through the uploading of a BibTeX file. This tutorial walks awardees through the creation and uploading process of a BibTeX file to a project report via Research.gov.