National Science Foundation (NSF)

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 email it to Sam Wolverton.


New versions of NSF's Grant Proposals Guide and Award and Administration Guide are available for submissions due on or after December 26, 2014. Click here for a list of significant changes from the implementation of the Uniform Guidance.

Proposal Preparation

Processes and Procedures

Templates and Samples

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