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Biographical Sketches and Current and Pending Support

NSF requires a biographical sketch for each individual identified as senior personnel. See PAPPG Chapter II.D.2.h(i) for complete coverage on the content and formatting requirements for the biographical sketch. This 3-page document outlines an individual’s education and training, their appointments and positions, and other information that helps NSF assess how well qualified the individual is to conduct the proposed activities. NSF accepts Biosketches and Current and Pending (Other) Support forms prepared using Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae (SciENcv).

SciENcv is an electronic system that researchers can use to create and maintain Biosketches. The system pulls information from other systems, including MyNCBI, ORCID, and eRA Commons allowing researchers to quickly create and recreate a Biosketch for each grant application or annual report.

Please see below links for using SciENcv to create a Biographical Sketch.