New and Improved SciENcv Biographical Sketch Experience Coming Soon!

New and Improved SciENcv Biographical Sketch Experience Coming Soon!

Required for NSF grant application submissions beginning October 2023

We recently introduced a new experience for the Science Experts Network Curriculum Vita (SciENcv) Current & Pending (Other) Support Forms with updated features and functionality. Beginning in August 2023, we will offer a similar updated experience for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Biographical Sketch document, too. Submit federal grant applications quicker and easier than ever!  

Features & Benefits
  • Enhanced user experience with a modern look and feel  
  • Intuitive and easy process that helps you fill out forms correctly  
  • Revised navigation to reduce administrative burden  
  • Document preview allows you to view your document prior to certification  
  • Eliminates the need to repeatedly enter biographical sketch and financial document information  
  • Reduces the administrative burden associated with federal grant application and reporting requirements  
  • Allows you to describe your scientific contributions in your own words  
  • Document certification 

Important note: Effective October 23, 2023, you will be required to use the new SciENcv forms for submission to the NSF for grant applications.  

Learn more

Want to learn more about the new SciENcv experience? Keep an eye out for upcoming workshops early fall 2023.  

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  1. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent agency of the United States federal government that supports fundamental research and education in all the non-medical fields of science and engineering. Its medical counterpart is the National Institutes of Health. With an annual budget of about $8.3 billion (fiscal year 2020), the NSF funds approximately 25% of all federally supported basic research conducted by the United States’ colleges and universities. In some fields, such as mathematics, computer science, economics, and the social sciences, the NSF is the major source of federal backing.

    NSF’s director and deputy director are appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the United States Senate, whereas the 24 president-appointed members of the National Science Board (NSB)[5] do not require U.S. Senate confirmation. The director and deputy director are responsible for administration, planning, budgeting and day-to-day operations of the foundation, while the NSB meets six times a year to establish its overall policies. The current NSF director is Sethuraman Panchanathan.

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