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NSF ENG Data Management Plan Requirements

Proposals submitted to NSF must include a supplementary document of no more than two pages labeled "Data Management Plan" (DMP). This supplementary document should describe how the proposal will conform to NSF policy on the dissemination and sharing of research results. Proposals that do not include a DMP will not be able to be submitted. For more information about this requirement, please see the Grant Proposal Guide, Chapter II.C.2.j and NSF policies on Dissemination and Sharing of Research Results, including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Please note: The Engineering Directorate (ENG) has additional guidance for proposals submitted to ENG programs, http://nsf.gov/eng/general/ENG_DMP_Policy.pdf. Questions about data management plans for proposals to the Engineering Directorate may be addressed to Dr. Alexandra Medina-Borja at amedinab@nsf.gov.