Double Check: Will the NIH institute or center accept your proposal?

July 18, 2018

In recent years, some NIH institutes and centers have pulled out of participating in parent funding opportunity announcements in favor of running institute-specific opportunities. For example, over the course of the past year, the following institutes have withdrawn from the Parent R21 competition: NIMH , NICHD , NINDS , and...

Changes to NSF Proposal Submission System effective April 30

April 27, 2018

Beginning on April 30, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will take a first step in transitioning proposal submission from FastLane to The initial rollout, effective April 30, will allow the option of submitting non-collaborative proposals through Additionally, NSF has introduced a streamlined account registration process through OCG...

New NSF Account Registration Process Effective March 26, 2018

March 22, 2018

Effective March 26, 2018, NSF is introducing a new centralized and streamlined account registration process in for the research community that will provide each new user with a single profile and unique identifier (i.e., NSF ID) for signing in to FastLane and for proposal and award activities. This...