NSF Sustainable Energy Pathways (SEP) (11-590)


  • The award size is expected to be up to $500,000 per year for up to four years per proposal.
  • Innovative proposals of a more limited scope that still meet the SEP fundamental considerations, but requiring a lesser level of investment, are also encouraged.

Anticipated number of awards

  • 15 to 20

Campus notice of intent deadline

  • 12/2/2013

Campus abstract deadline

  • 12/9/2013

Campus proposal deadline

  • 1/29/2013

Agency deadline

  • 2/1/2014


  • Eligible institutions may submit no more than three proposals as the lead organization in response to this solicitation.

Agency Announcement