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Broader Impacts for NSF Proposals

The Office of Community Engagement & Outreach has gathered articles and other resources for developing successful broader impact components for NSF grant proposals. View the Merit Review Broader Impacts Criterion (updated Jan. ’13) for detailed information on the NSF’s revised definition of broader impacts, as well as the List of the Five Review Elements (slide 13) (updated Jan. ’13) that now comprise the criteria for both intellectual Merit & Broader Impact review for all NSF proposals submitted on or after January 14, 2013.

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More Successful Broader Impacts = More Collaborative (Engaged) Research

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