Proposal Development Resources
NSF and NIH Policy and Grant Application Changes for 2016
The National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health are implementing several policy changes which affect grant application content and organization.
- National Science Foundation Significant Changes and Clarifications to NSF’s Proposal & Awards Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) are summarized online. The January 2016 Grant Proposal Guide (GPG), or the full PAPPG, also are available for download. Changes are effective for proposals submitted on or after January 25, 2016
- Sponsored Research Services has prepared a Requirements for an NSF Proposal document (eff. 1/25/16).
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) is implementing changes regarding rigor and transparency and use of vertebrate animals that are effective for proposals submitted on or after January 25, 2016 (Phase 1). Phase 2 changes will be implemented for proposals due on or after May 25, 2016.
- A new SF424 (R&R) Application Guide for due dates on and between January 25, 2016 and May 24, 2016 is available.
- NOT-OD-16-004 lists the changes to grant applications for 2016.
- For a comprehensive summary of changes, click here.
- Mike Lauer, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, discusses Updates on Addressing Rigor in Your NIH Applications in a Jan. 11, 2016 blog.
- Sponsored Research Services, research administration services of Texas A&M University
Research Proposal Development for Large, Multidisciplinary Groups
- Pre-proposal Funding Request Guidelines for large, multidisciplinary grant proposals to federal agencies
- Data Management Plans
- Evaluation and Assessment
- Guides to Writing Successful Proposals
- Individual Development Plans (NIH)
- Post Doc Mentoring (NSF)
- Programs to Enhance Diversity
- Training in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
- Freelance Editors, a list maintained by the Texas A&M University Writing Center
- Large, Complex, Multi-disciplinary Proposal Support
- National Organization of Research Development Professionals (NORDP)
- NIH Regional Seminar, Program Funding and Grants Administration 2014 Presentation Materials
- ORCID, providing persistent, unique identifiers to researchers.
- ProQuest Databases
- Site Visit Support
- Subject Librarians at the Texas A&M University Libraries
* via the Texas A&M University Libraries search results page
† direct connection if you are on the university intranet
- Upcoming Events
- TEES / Division of Research NSF CAREER and Young Investigator Programs Workshop Feb 18, 2016 08:00 AM - 12:45 PM — 401 Rudder Tower
- Writing Successful Proposals Mar 10, 2016 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — 103 Henderson Hall
- NSF CAREER Proposal Writer’s Group Inaugural Meeting Mar 15, 2016 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM — 103 Henderson Hall
- NSF Broader Impacts Workshop Mar 24, 2016 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM — 103 Henderson Hall
- PESCA Proposal Resubmission Workshop Apr 26, 2016 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — 103 Henderson Hall