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.

Submit your required TRAILBLAZER Concept Outline by November 9, 2023

October 27, 2023

Prospective PIs interested in submitting a TRAILBLAZER proposal must contact the Office of Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities (EFMA) via the Program Suitability and Proposal Concept Tool (ProSPCT) webform at by November 9, 2023. 

Refer to Section V. Proposal Preparation and Submission Instructions in the TRAILBLAZER solicitation (23-629) for further details, and email questions to