Now Live! New and Improved SciENcv Biographical Sketch Experience 

Now Live! New and Improved SciENcv Biographical Sketch Experience 

Required for NSF grant application submissions beginning October 2023 

New in Science Experts Network Curriculum Vita (SciENcv)! We are excited to introduce an updated experience for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Biographical Sketch document, allowing you to 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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We want to hear from you! Try it out and let us know what you think. If you have questions or would like to provide feedback, please reach out to us at  

One thought on “Now Live! New and Improved SciENcv Biographical Sketch Experience 

  1. This update is a game-changer for researchers applying for NSF grants. Streamlining the process of creating and submitting Biographical Sketch documents will not only save time but also empower scientists to focus more on their groundbreaking research!

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