Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences - (SBE) - #47.075
For some competitions, a preliminary proposal may be required. If applicable, the program solicitation will provide specific information. For all programs it is suggested that an initial inquiry be made before a proposal is submitted to determine whether a potential project qualifies for NSF support. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Project support requires the submission of a formal proposal, signed electronically by an official authorized to commit the institution or organization in financial affairs, fully documenting the planned activity and proposed amount of award. Guidelines are contained in publications, 'Grant Proposal Guide,' and '2004 Guide to Programs,' NSF 04-009. This program is subject to the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-110.
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