The National Science Foundation (NSF) Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) provides guidance to Investigators and their Research Administrators as they are preparing proposals for submission to NSF.  Currently, NSF proposals must follow NSF’s PAPPG 23-1.  However, on January 22nd, NSF issued a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 24-1).

NSF EPSCoR Track-4:NSF: EPSCoR Research Fellows

NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (R II) Track-4:
EPSCoR Research Fellows (
NSF 22-535)

Solicitation of UM Pre-Proposals for Limited Submission Opportunity

UM may submit up to 4 applications to RII Track-4:NSF

UM is not eligible to submit to RII Track-4:@NASA

Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards 2024

UM Call for Internal Pre-proposals for Institutional Nomination for
Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards 2024

NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)

UM Call for Internal Pre-proposals for NSF Major Research Instrumentation (MRI)
Internal UM competition for 2023 NSF competition

New NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

Effective January 25, 2023, all proposals to NIH for projects that will generate scientific data must include a Data Management and Sharing Plan.

See to learn what you need to know and do, as well as resources availble, to comply with this new policy.


Faculty Grant Academies 2023-24

UM Faculty Grant Development Academies
2023-2024 Academic Year

Announcement and Call for Applications

The UM ORSP Research Development (RD) will contract with Hanover Research to offer cohort-based faculty grant academies for the 2023-24 academic year. With their supervisor’s endorsement, faculty, researcher scientists, or postdoctoral research associates may apply.

Primary Benefits of Program Participation

Individuals selected for the program will:

SEC Travel Grants Program

Applications are being accepted now through June 15 (or while funds last) for SEC Travel Grants for UM faculty members to conduct invited visits to Southeastern Conference campus during the 2023-24 academic year. See program details and application instructions at

NEH Summer Stipends

ORSP welcomes internal applications from eligible tenured or tenure-track faculty interested in being nominated for NEH Summer Stipends Competitions (for summer 2024). UM is allowed only two nominees, and so ORSP conducts a competition to choose each year’s nominees.

The Summer Stipends program aims to stimulate new research in the humanities and its publication by supporting the work of individual scholars doing research or scholarly writing.