The Graduate School

National Science Foundation (NSF)

REGISTER: If this is your first time submitting to NSF, please register through If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact Sam Wolverton.

SUBMIT: The National Science Foundation requires electronic submission of proposals. The Office of Sponsored Programs will submit proposals to NSF using

This video tutorial provides PIs the opportunity to view the step-by-step process of creating a new proposal within the new NSF user-friendly system. PIs can also view how to create NSF’s Biosketch and Current & Pending Support documents in SciENcv during the second portion of this video tutorial.

Proposal Preparation

Processes and Procedures

Templates and Samples

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