Important information for proposers

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the requirements specified in this funding opportunity and in the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets these requirements. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.

CAREER webinar materials and FAQ

Program officers held an NSF-wide webinar about the CAREER program in 2024. Materials from the webinar are now available: 

Many questions asked at the webinar are covered in the Frequently Asked Questions for the CAREER program (NSF 22-100)

For specific program-related questions, we encourage you to contact the program officer of the program where you are applying. After reviewing the program descriptions on the NSF website, if you are still not sure which program officer to contact, please use the list of division and directorate CAREER contacts who can help refer you to a specific program and associated program officer.