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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:

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