NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)

About the PAPPG

The Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) is the source for information about NSF's proposal and award process. Each version of the PAPPG applies to all proposals or applications submitted while that version is effective.

PAPPG 22-1 Cover

Current version: NSF 22-1

NSF 22-1 applies to all proposals submitted or due on or after October 4, 2021. Replaces NSF 20-1.

Go to NSF 22-1


Upcoming version:

PAPPG NSF 23-1 Cover

NSF 23-1

NSF 23-1 will apply to all proposals submitted or due on or after January 30, 2023

Go to NSF 23-1