National Science Foundation (NSF)

NSF Current and Pending Support

Current and Pending Support information is required for each individual designated as Senior Project Personnel on a NSF proposal. Click the link above for content guidelines and the new format requirements for this section effective October 4, 2021.

NSF Biographical Sketch

A biographical sketch is required for each individual identified as Senior Project Personnel on a NSF proposal. Click the link above for content guidelines and the new format requirements for this section effective October 4, 2021.

NSF Results from Prior NSF Support Template

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.

NSF Postdoctoral Mentoring Plan Template

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.

Guidelines for NSF CAREER Awards

To assist faculty in the development of proposals, FAS Research Development has developed guidelines for faculty who intend to apply for NSF CAREER Awards.

Sample Proposal Library

This proposal library contains recently successful grant proposals from FAS and SEAS applicants available for use by request from FAS and SEAS faculty and principal investigators.

Broader Impacts Resources

This resource provides information on programs and resources in and around Harvard that FAS and SEAS faculty can leverage to demonstrate the potential for a project to benefit society or advance desired societal outcomes.