ENG Guidance on Data Management Plans
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:
- NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (Chapter II.C.2.j)
- NSF policies on Dissemination and Sharing of Research Results, and
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Public Access (NSF 18-041).
In addition, proposals submitted to programs in the NSF Directorate for Engineering (ENG) have directorate guidance:
Questions about data management plans for proposals to ENG may be addressed to Dr. Alexis Lewis at email@example.com.