New Proposal Preparation Functionality and NSF-PAR Enhancements
May 10, 2022

Beginning in January 2023, all new proposals must be prepared and submitted in or FastLane will no longer be a preparation and submission option. The National Science Foundation strongly urges proposers to prepare and submit all eligible proposals in now, to support a smooth transition from…

New NSF PAPPG Includes the Mandated Use of SciENcv
May 10, 2022

The NSF released its draft PAPPG for public comment in mid-April (effective January 2023).  One of the changes to be aware of is the mandate of the use of SciENcv in NSF proposals.  The specific language includes:

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Issuance of Important Notice (IN) 147 from the National Science Foundation - Implementation Update
Sept. 23, 2020

The NSF has posted Director Panchanathan’s Important Notice (IN) 147, Implementation Update, dated September 22, 2020, to the NSF website.  This notice announces the transition from FastLane to …

NSF Requirement for New Biosketch and Current and Pending Support Formats Take Effect on October 5th
Sept. 13, 2020

The National Science Foundation's requirement for the use of approved formats for the biographical sketch and 

NSF Postpones Requirement for Use of Approved Formats for Biosketch and Other Support
May 22, 2020

The National Science Foundation announced today that they are delaying the requirement of the use of approved formats for for the

Dean Debenedetti Reminds Community of NSF Updated CV/C&P Formats Effective June 1st
April 15, 2020

On April 14, 2020, Pablo Debenedetti, Dean for Research, communicated with Department Chairs and Managers regarding the National Science Foundation requirements for the use of NSF-approved formats for Biosketches and Current and Pending Support forms outlined in the agency's latest release of their Proposal and Award…

NSF Releases Dear Colleague Letter Regarding COVID-19
March 6, 2020

On March 4th, Dr. France Cordova released a Dear Colleague letter announcing that the National Science Foundation is currently accepting proposals to conduct non-medical, non-clinical-care research that can be used immediately to explore how to model and understand the…

NSF Issues FY 2020 Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide
Feb. 4, 2020

The National Science Foundation has released the revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1).  The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due, and awards made, on or…

Recent NIH and NSF Communications on Science and Security, Disclosures, and Conflict of Interest
July 19, 2019


Office of the Dean for Research


To: Members of the Princeton research community

From: Pablo G. Debenedetti, Dean for Research

Subject: Recent NIH and NSF communications…

Disclosing All Sources of Support in Grant Applications - Information for the Princeton Research Community
Feb. 13, 2019

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY   Office of the Dean for Research

To:  Members of the Princeton research community

From: Pablo G. Debenedetti, Dean for Research

Subject: Disclosing All Sources of Support in Grant…