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Division of Undergraduate Education



Refer to the accompanying instructions and codes to be used in completing this form.

  1. Program-track to which the proposal is submitted: __________
  2. Name of Principal Investigator/Project Director (as shown on the Cover Sheet):
  3. Name of submitting Institution (as shown on Cover Sheet):
  4. Other Institutions involved in the project's operation:


Project Data:

  1. Major Discipline Code: ____
  2. Academic Focus Level of Project: ____
  3. Highest Degree Code: __
  4. Category Code: ____
  5. Business/Industry Participation Code: ____
  6. Audience Code: __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __
  7. Institution Control Code: ________
  8. Strategic Area Code: ______
  9. Project Features: __ __ __ __ __

Estimated number in each of the following categories to be directly affected by the activities of the project during its operation:

  1. Undergraduate Students: ______
  2. Pre-college Students: ______
  3. College Faculty: ______
  4. Pre-college Teachers: ______


NSF Form 1295 (10/98)

Instructions and Codes for Completing NSF Form 1295: Project Data Form

Item 1   Indicate the program-track to which the proposal is being submitted:

Item 2   Enter the Name of the Principal Investigator/Project Director.

Item 3   Enter the Name of the Submitting Institution, including the branch or campus.

Item 4   List any Other Institutions Involved: directly, through subcontracts, or through shared use of equipment.


Code A   Select a two-digit Discipline Code that is most descriptive of the general area for your proposal.


Code B   Enter the Academic Focus Level Code of the project. That is, the project will develop, implement, or disseminate curricular or laboratory material for eventual presentation at what academic level: LO = lower division undergraduate courses; UP = upper division undergraduate courses; BO = both divisions of undergraduate courses; PC = pre-college courses (preK-12); AL = pre-college and undergraduate courses.

Code C   Enter the Highest Degree Code to indicate the highest degree offered in science, mathematics, or engineering by any department on the campus submitting this proposal: (A = Associate; B = Baccalaureate; M = Masters; D = Doctorate; N = Non-academic institution).

Code D   Enter the proper Category Code depending on the program:

Code E   If the project has major participation by the private sector (commercial or industrial organizations), indicate by entering PS; otherwise leave blank.

Code F   For those proposals where a significant component of the project is the education of the following groups, indicate the proper Audience Code(s). Each group indicated must be discussed explicitly and substantively in the Project Description. Codes: W = Women; M = Minorities; D = Persons with Disabilities; H = Technicians and Technologists; T = Pre-Service Teachers; I = In-Service Teachers; S = Secondary School Students; F = Faculty Professional Development.

Code G   Enter the Institution Control Code to indicate whether the performing institution is: PUBL = Public; PRIV = Private; CONS = Consortium; NACD = Non-academic.

Code H   If applicable, indicate that the project has a Strategic Area focus by entering an appropriate code according to the following: GC = Global Change; HPC = High Performance Computing; EN = Environment; MA = Manufacturing; BT = Biotechnology; AMP = Advanced Materials and Processing; CI = Civil Infrastructure Systems; KDI = Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence.

Code I   If applicable, indicate whether the project involves any of the following activities. Include up to five of the following Project Features:

Codes J-M   Give your best estimate of the numbers of persons in the indicated categories who will receive immediate benefit from the project (primary effect) and are likely to immediately benefit as a result of another person's participation (secondary effect) during the period the project is in operation (including intermediate periods for seasonal projects).