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NSF Grants.gov Application Guide - May 2024

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Document Number:
grantsgovguide0524
Public Comment:
Effective for applications submitted or due on or after May 20, 2024. For proposals submitted prior to May 20, 2024, the guidelines in grantsgovguide0123 apply.
Document History: Posted:
March 19, 2024.

Scientific Integrity Policy

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Document Number:
nsf24007
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Document History: Posted:
February 9, 2024.

Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (24-1)

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Document Number:
nsf24001
Public Comment:
Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after May 20, 2024
Document History: Posted:
January 22, 2024.
Replaces:
nsf23001.

NSF Grants.gov Application Guide - January 2023

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Document Number:
grantsgovguide0123
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Effective for proposals submitted or due on or after January 30, 2023. For proposals submitted or due prior to January 30, 2023, the guidelines in grantsgovguide1020 apply.
Document History: Posted:
January 20, 2023.
Replaces:
grantsgovguide1021.

Business Systems Review (BSR) Guide - September 2022

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Document Number:
nsf22102
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This document is related to NSF 21-107, Research Infrastructure Guide (RIG).
Document History: Posted:
November 4, 2022.
Replaces:
nsf21046.

Conflicts of Interest and Standards of Ethical Conduct (NSF Manual 15)

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Document Number:
manual15
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Updated October 2022.
Document History: Posted:
October 24, 2022.

Research Infrastructure Guide (RIG) (December 2021)

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Document Number:
nsf21107
Document History: Posted:
December 10, 2021.
Replaces:
nsf19068.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) NSF INCLUDES Alliances, (NSF 18-529) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Document Number:
NSF18529TPTC000
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Document History: Posted:
April 16, 2021.

Prospective New Awardee Guide (June 2020)

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Document Number:
nsf20032
Document History: Posted:
June 4, 2020.
Replaces:
nsf18033.

NSF Cooperative Agreement AST1928936 - Continuation of Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs)

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Document Number:
nsf1928936TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
November 6, 2019.

Dear Colleague Letter: Research Protection

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Document Number:
nsf19200
Document History: Posted:
July 11, 2019.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - May 2018

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Document Number:
nsf18078
Document History: Posted:
May 29, 2018.
Replaces:
nsf18032.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - November/December 2017

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Document Number:
nsf18032
Document History: Posted:
December 20, 2017.
Replaces:
nsf17119.
Replaced By:
nsf18078.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs), (NSF 16-545) Cooperative Agreements

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Document Number:
nsf16545tptc000
Document History: Posted:
September 25, 2017.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI), (NSF 16-568) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Document Number:
nsf16568tptc000
Document History: Posted:
September 25, 2017.

Important Notice No. 140: Training in Responsible Conduct of Research - A Reminder of the NSF Requirement

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Document Number:
in140
Document History: Posted:
August 18, 2017.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - August/September 2017

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Document Number:
nsf17119
Document History: Posted:
August 14, 2017.
Replaces:
nsf17084.
Replaced By:
nsf18032.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) Cooperative Agreement(s) (NSF 16-569)

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Document Number:
NSF16569TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
July 24, 2017.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - May/June 2017

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Document Number:
nsf17084
Document History: Posted:
May 26, 2017.
Replaces:
nsf17064.
Replaced By:
nsf17119.

Important Notice No. 139: National Science Foundation Headquarters Moving to Alexandria, Virginia

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Document Number:
in139
Document History: Posted:
May 23, 2017.

NSF Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter - February/March 2017

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Document Number:
nsf17064
Document History: Posted:
March 16, 2017.
Replaced By:
nsf17084.

Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) Sample and Data Policy

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Document Number:
nsf17037
Document History: Posted:
December 15, 2016.
Replaces:
nsf11060.

Important Notice No. 138: Revision of the Major Research Equipment and Facilities Construction (MREFC) Eligibility Threshold

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Document Number:
in138
Document History: Posted:
December 2, 2016.

Award Specific Financial and Administrative Terms and Conditions (FATCs) for the Management and Operation of the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) and Long Baseline Observatory (LBO) - NSF Cooperative Agreement AST-0836064 (Continued)

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Document Number:
NSF0836064FATC001
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Document History: Posted:
October 5, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Science and Technology Centers Program (STC): Integrative Partnerships (NSF 14-600) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Document Number:
NSF14600TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
September 23, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) (NSF 15-593) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Document Number:
NSF15593TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
September 15, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Nodes Program (NSF 16-539) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Document Number:
NSF16539TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
September 15, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Geoinformatics (GI) (NSF 11-581) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Document Number:
NSF11581TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
September 12, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers (ADVANCE) - Institutional Transformation (ADVANCE IT) (NSF 14-573) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Policies and Procedures  View Program Page
Document Number:
NSF14573TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
September 12, 2016.

General Programmatic Terms and Conditions (PTCs) for the Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation  S2I2 (SI2-S2I2) (NSF 15-553) Cooperative Agreement(s)

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Document Number:
NSF15553TPTC000
Document History: Posted:
September 9, 2016.
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