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Posted October 2, 2021 by Dan Moser

A revised version of the National Science Foundation’s policies and procedures guide adds two proposal types, increases the page limit for biographical sketches and incorporates a new table for the bio and support disclosure information. 

The new Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (NSF 22-1) will be effective for proposals submitted or due beginning Oct. 4. 

Significant changes include: 

A complete list of changes by chapter is available in the guide. NSF plans to conduct a webinar covering these changes. Visit the NSF policy outreach website to sign up for notifications about this and other outreach events. 

Guidelines in the current PAPPG (NSF 20-1) continue to apply until Oct. 4.  

Questions about the changes can be addressed by contacting NSF’s Policy Office, part of the Division of Institution and Award Support.  

For more information, contact Tisha Gilreath Mullen, director of proposal development. 


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