National Science Foundation (NSF)

All proposals submitted on or due on or after February 24, 2014, are subject to changes made to the NSF Grant Proposal Guide (GPG). Please click on the GPG Summary of Changes for further information.

The National Science Foundation requires electronic submission of proposals. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will submit proposals to NSF using FastLane. If this is your first time submitting to NSF, please complete the NSF Registration Form and send it to Sam Wolverton at

Proposal Preparation

Processes and Procedures

Templates and Samples

Below are various templates and samples for sections of an NSF proposal.