Attachment 6.4: Sample Acknowledgement of NSF Support

Last updated on 2014/12/11 by Michael Nolan

(Check individual Cooperative Agreements for specific language requirement)

The Awardee is responsible for assuring that an acknowledgment of NSF support is made:

  1. In any publication (including World Wide Web pages) of any material based on or developed under this Agreement; and

  2. During all news media interviews, including popular media such as radio, television, newspapers, and newsmagazines.

This acknowledgment of NSF support through the Engineering Research Centers Program must appear or be stated in publications, presentations and interviews resulting from ERC-supported activities, using one of the following statements:

Either: "This work was supported primarily by the Engineering Research Centers Program of the National Science Foundation under NSF Cooperative Agreement No. xxxxxx Any Opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation."

Or: "This work was supported in part by the Engineering Research Centers Program of the National Science Foundation under NSF Cooperative Agreement No. xxxxxx. Any Opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation."

For research supported by other sources but making use of ERC Shared Facilities, the following statement should be used:

"This work made use of Engineering Research Centers Shared Facilities supported by the National Science Foundation under NSF Cooperative Agreement No. xxxxxx. Any Opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation."