NSF now requires the use of an Excel template (click here for a copy) for identifying Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information. The template has been developed to be fillable, however, the content and format requirements must not be altered by as this will create printing and viewing errors.
Proposers must include with NSF proposals a description of the internal and external resources (both physical and personnel) that the organization and its collaborators will provide to the project, should it be funded.
If any PI or co-PI identified on the project has received NSF funding in the past five years, information on the award(s) is required. Each PI and co-PI who has received more than one award (excluding amendments) must report on the award most closely related to the proposal.
Each NSF proposal that requests funding to support postdoctoral researchers must include, as a supplementary document, a description of the mentoring activities that will be provided for such individuals.
Template to meet the requirements of the Revised Policy: Descriptions on the Use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers Required in Annual Progress Reports.
Additional Educational Information is now required in F32 applications as part of “Other Attachments” that describes the resources available to the applicant including the availability of such resources as might be associated with an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.
A group of major research institutions has partnered to create a flexible online tool to help researchers generate data management plans. This provides sponsor-specific guidance and resources for writing a data management plan.