Merit Review Process

3:00 – 4:15pm EST Monday, December 4, 2023

NSF Program Officers will discuss the philosophy of merit review and how it works, as well as ad hoc and multi-tiered reviews. Presenters will also cover the role of the Program Officer, timing of proposal submissions, reviewer selection, release of reviewer comments, and conflict-of-interest issues related to merit review. 

Presenters: Kelsey Cook, Nigel Sharp, Karen Santoro, and Cynthia Suchman