OSP News & Alerts

Keep up-to-date with the every-changing regulatory environment of sponsored projects. Updates to Federal regulation and University policy and procedures are hi-lighted here so you are never caught off guard.

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  • COVID-19 FAQ: See the latest information and general questions associated with proposal submission and award management that may arise in relation to COVID-19.
  • Salary Cap Guidance: This page provides guidance and a Salary Cap Calculator as a resource to be used for calculating institutional commitment when proposing to sponsors that have a salary cap.
  • 2021 NIH Virtual Grants Seminar Recordings: Session recordings, transcripts, and slides from the 2021 NIH Virtual Grants Seminar can be accessed on the NIH Grants website.

PAPPG (20-1) Open for Comment

NSF is accepting comments on the draft Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that will become effective in 2020. Significant changes will include:

  • Removed requirement for section labeled "Intellectual Merit" in the project description
  • Adoption of standardized biographical sketch format via SciENcv
  • Clarifications regarding inclusion of unpaid positions on the biosketch
  • Requirement to upload email of submission approval from NSF Program Officer for RAPID and EAGER proposals
  • Allowability of data deposit and curation funds

Draft NSF PAPPG (20-1)

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