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NSF Grants Conference

The next NSF Grants Conference will be held in Fall 2016. Additional details will be provided as they become available.

Key representatives from the National Science Foundation as well as your colleagues - faculty, researchers and grant administrators - representing colleges and universities from around the US will participate.

This two-day conference is a must, especially for new faculty, researchers and administrators who want to gain key insight into a wide range of current issues at NSF including the state of current funding; new and current policies and procedures; and pertinent administrative issues. NSF program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and answer your questions.

Highlights include:

  • New programs and initiatives;

  • Future directions and strategies for national science policy;

  • Proposal preparation;

  • NSF's merit review process;

  • Conflict of interest policies; and

  • Breakout sessions by discipline.

For additional information regarding program content, contact the Policy Office, Division of Institution and Award Support at (703) 292-8243, or via e-mail at policy@nsf.gov.

Future NSF Grants Conference

  • Fall 2016 - TBD

Recent Presentations

NSF Grants Conference hosted by Portland State University - February 29 - March 1, 2016

Archived Webcast of Fall 2015 NSF Grants Conference

NSF Update - Fall 2015