Date Open: 
National Science Foundation
Agency Deadline: 
Limit per Institution: 
1 S-STEM-REC proposal 1 S-STEM-Hub proposal
Important Notes: 
Waiting for new RFP
Solicitation: NSF 22-544 - Scholarships in STEM Network (S-STEM-Net)
[ replaces NSF 21-569] - 
  • Agency Due Dates:
    • February 02, 2022, for Letter of Intent for Resource and Evaluation Center
    • March 22, 2022 - Full proposal deadline for both S-Stem Resource and Evaluation Center and S-Stem Research Hub.
Institutional Limit: 
  • An Institution may submit one S-STEM-REC proposal (as a single institution, a subawardee, or a member of a collaborative research project), and
  • An Institution may submit at most one S-STEM-Hub proposal (as a single institution, a subawardee, or a member of a collaborative research project).


The general guidance for the preparation of notice of intent to the Research Office:

COVER SHEET (1 page) -please use an 11 point or higher font with one-inch margins.

  • Solicitation Name and Descriptive Title
  • Project Summary:  3 or 4 sentences or bullet points that provide an overview of the objective of your proposed research, how you plan to do it, and the expected outcome.
  • Key PI/co-PIs:  5 or 6 sentences or bullet points that highlight team expertise as it relates to the project.
  • Budget:  Example:  The total cost of the project is anticipated to be $ X, with $ Y being requested from the NSF.  NSF funds will be used for: $ A for personnel; $ B for operations, and $ C for broader impacts/subcontracts etc. 
  • Justification for agency support: A few sentences on why this research fits with the RFP and strategic goals of NSF. 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION (1 page) - please use an 11 point or higher font with one inch margins.

Problem statement: Clear and concise statement of

  • Research question(s) and how the project will address the research question(s);
  • Proposed activities: Describe the project to be undertaken and provide the technical specifications of the research activities and timelines that will be undertaken.
  • How the proposed research can lead to the advancement of research/knowledge in this area.
  • Expected results: Describe the outcome you anticipate from the research.
  • Abbreviated CV or biographical sketch of the principal investigator – separate page
  • Optional - Suggest one or two names to serve on the internal review committee.


Submit your Notice of Intent to the: SMARTSHEET FORM LINK

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