Changes in proposal policies starting January 30, 2023
January 17, 2023
Researchers preparing proposals should note that updates to the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) take effect on January 30, 2023.
Researchers submitting proposals on or after January 30 must follow PAPPG 23-1 and use updated versions of the biographical sketch and current and pending support forms.
For more information:
- Consult the summary of changes in PAPPG 23-1.
- Read more about NSF-approved formats for the biographical sketch and current and pending support.
- Register for a webinar on the updated biographical sketch and current and pending support formats to be held on January 19.
Please contact the relevant program officers with any questions.
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