In October 2018, NSF implemented the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance (DMARC) email changes required by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve email security. Some email routing practices (such as auto-forwarding to personal email accounts and sending messages through third-party providers) may cause messages to be flagged as potentially fraudulent by DMARC security checks and blocked. If your email is auto-forwarded to another account, such as a personal email account, you may not receive emails from NSF in that forwarded account. More information about DMARC and email delivery from NSF.
Planning Grants for Engineering Research Centers (ERC)
The NSF Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC) announces a new 2019 solicitation for Planning Grants for Engineering Research Centers (ERC) (NSF 19-562), a continuation of the ERC planning grant pilot begun in 2018.
|Junhong Chenemail@example.com||(703) 292-4623|
|Sandra Cruz-Polfirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-2928|
|Dana L. Denickemail@example.com||(703) 292-8866|
|Deborah J. Jacksonfirstname.lastname@example.org||(703) 292-7499|
|Eduardo A. Misawaemail@example.com||(703) 292-5353|
Important Information for Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 19-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after February 25, 2019. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 19-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.
The ERC program is placing greater emphasis on research that leads to societal impact, including convergent approaches, engaging stakeholder communities, and strengthening team formation, in response to the NASEM study recommendations. The ERC program intends to support planning activities leading to convergent research team formation and capacity-building within the engineering community. This planning grant solicitation is designed to foster and facilitate the engineering community’s thinking about how to form convergent research collaborations. To participate in a forthcoming ERC competition, one is not required to submit a planning grant proposal nor to receive a planning grant.