Office of Research and Project Administration
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently published a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (NSF 08-1), which will be effective for proposals received on or after January 5, 2008. The new publication can be accessed at:
Several important changes have been made to the Guide. Among them is a revision to the intellectual merit review criterion. The criterion now specifically includes evaluation of proposals for potentially transformative concepts.
The revised Guide contains an update to the designated fonts that may be used when preparing an NSF proposal. The updated proposal margin and spacing requirements section in Chapter II.B.2 of the Grant Proposal Guide can be accessed at: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf08_1/gpg_2.jsp#IIB2 <http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/policydocs/pappguide/nsf08_1/gpg_2.jsp>.
Contrary to previous notice from NSF, the list of approved fonts have been expanded and now includes:
As always if there are any questions, please contact your ORPA Research Administrator.