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.

Racial Equity: Accepting Concept Papers

The Racial Equity in STEM Education program is accepting optional one-page concept papers for the October 8, 2024 competition from January 29 through August 23, 2024. Papers should include the topic, research plan, and how the project aligns to the solicitation-specific criteria.

Concept papers should be emailed to  Once a paper is received, a program officer will contact you to make an appointment.