Effective immediately, the National Science Foundation is designating SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae) as an NSF-approved template and is encouraging faculty to use SciENcv to prepare a biographical sketch for inclusion in an NSF proposal. NSF will continue to accept biographical sketches not prepared through use of SciENcv until implementation of the next iteration of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), which is estimated to be implemented in January 2020.
SciENcv is a researcher profile system for all individuals who apply for, receive or are associated with research investments from federal agencies. SciENcv is available in My NCBI.
Current and Pending Support Update
The draft 2020 PAPPG will contain new proposed revisions to improve clarity in the Current and Pending Support section. NSF does not consider these clarifications to be changes in policy. Researchers should anticipate implementation of an electronic format (or formats) for submission of information.