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A biosketch is a streamlined version of your CV (curriculum vitae) requested by most funding agencies and institutions. NIH and NSF both use standard biosketch formats that are periodically updated. Foundation and industry sponsors may also have specific requirements when requesting your CV/Biosketches.
- Biosketch Format Pages, Instructions, and Samples (NIH) - This page includes helpful instructions and sample biosketches.
- NSF-Approved Formats for the Biographical Sketch (NSF)
- Try SciENcv to help you develop your biosketch and automatically format it according to agency requirements.
- See the Implementation of NIH Changes to Biosketch & Other Support