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Application Submission Web Service

Application Submission Web Services’s Application Submission Web Services allows grantees to use their institution’s system to prepare and submit grant applications directly to the National Science Foundation (NSF). Based on the framework for system-to-system submission, Application Submission Web Service seamlessly connects an institution’s system to Institutions can connect to using either a commercial or custom-built system as long as it has the capability to submit applications via web services.

How does this service meet your needs?

• Enables you to use the institution system you are familiar with to submit application packages directly to NSF
• Offers a seamless submission process – prepare and submit applications the same way you would submit any other application using your institution system
• Provides fast confirmation of application package receipt from

Setting up Application Submission Web Service

To begin the setup process, please reference the Application Submission Web Services Integration Guide below, which provides institutions the necessary information to integrate their system with’s.

Learn More About Application Submission

  • Application Submission Frequently Asked Questions
    Find information about the Application Submission Web Services, why it was created, the benefits it provides, and who can use it.
  • Application Submission Fact Sheet
    Application Submission Web Services is just the beginning – this service lays the groundwork for further leveraging these investments for other key functions, such as post-award management (e.g., financial and project reporting).
  • Application Submission Integration Guide
    The Application Submission Web Services Integration Guide gives commercial and custom-built institution system providers the necessary information to integrate their system with’s Application Submission Web Services.