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NIH & NSF Requirements

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Certain NIH grant proposals require data sharing. For more information on the data sharing policy, visit the NIH website.

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Proposals submitted to NSF require a data management plan. The requirements are described in Chapter II.C.2.j of the Grant Proposal Guidelines.

NSF also provides a Frequently Asked Questions page regarding this policy.

View a sample plan for an NSF proposal, compiled by Galvin Library and staff from the Office of Sponsored Research.