Peer Review of New Projects
Proposals submitted to NSF/OPP
NSF peer review selects subset of projects
based on scientific merit
SPSI provides to NSF an estimate of
scientific support cost and impact on
resources and other projects
NSF panel selects proposals for funding;
SPSI director ex officio panel member to
provide evaluation of proposals based on
long term science plans
PI of new project becomes member ofSPSI
projects committee
For large projects, a ranking member of PIís
institution becomes member of SPSI Board
of Directors