Contacting program officer
- The published material regarding the grant/grant call is just the tip of the iceberg. It is just the official statement.
- NSF divisions create own norms for accepting/rejecting proposals (e.g., preferred methods, preferred focus). The program director will be able to tell you about the norms beyond the official line.
- Send pre-abstract to all related program officers.
- Read: Advice for meeting directors at NSF
- Thank you note should include a summary of the conversation.