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Required Documents for NSF Proposal

  • Cover sheet
  • Collaborators and other affiliations (NSF standard form)
  • Project summary (1 page maximum)
  • Project description (15 pages maximum)
  • References (no page limit)
  • Biographical sketch (2 page maximum)
  • Budget and budget justification (1 page per year of budget and 3 page max for Justification)
  • Current and pending support (no page limit)
  • Facilities, equipment and other resources (no page limit)
  • Data management plan, mentoring plan, other docs (optional)
  • Please review specific solicitation to see if additional documents or specific language is needed in the proposal

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