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  • proposals should be submitted utilizing Cayuse424.  (Alternatively, NSF proposals may be submitted using NSF FastLane.)
  • PIs must first be registered as a NSF FastLane user [contact your department's contract and grant officer] prior to submitting a grant application to They can then Access FastLane to view the status of the application that was submitted to
  • NSF's submission deadline is 5PM local (Riverside) time on the day of the deadline.
  • Use of the FastLane's Proposal File Update module to change or correct a previously submitted application must be in conformance with NSF policies for submission of such updates. These policies are available in Chapter III, Section 7.3 of the NSF Instruction Guide at:
  • NSF Grant Proposal Guide