Use SciENcv to create compliantly formatted NIH, NSF, & IES Biographical Sketch and Current & Pending Support documents. In addition there are two new tools to assist PIs and departmental personnel with NIH proposals: NIH Proposal Checklist (link) and Biosketch Template.


NSF has announced revisions to Award Terms and Conditions and updated guidance on several policy matters.  The revised terms and conditions will apply to all new NSF awards and funding amendments to existing NSF awards made on or after October 5, 2020, except for the SBIR/STTR-I and SBIR/STTR-II CA-FATC which will become effective July 6, 2020.   The Updated guidance includes clarifications on professional appointments, research endeavors, principal investigators working outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, and reporting on in-kind support and outside consulting activities.


NSF has announced the availability of both NSF-approved formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support sections of National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals that fall under the revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1), which are effective for proposals submitted or due on or after June 1, 2020.


This is ORA's annual reminder regarding the University's scheduled Spring Break closing and the need for timely proposal submissions.


A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 20-1) has been issued. The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due, and awards made on or after June 1, 2020. The new version of the Guide includes a number of significant changes.


The 2020 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research in modern foreign languages and area studies.


The National Science Foundation (NSF) is migrating its business applications to a modern and flexible platform from November 8 at 8:00 PM EST through November 12 at 6:00 AM EST and FastLane and will be unavailable.


This is ORA's annual reminder regarding the University's scheduled holiday closing and the need for timely proposal submissions.


NSF has designated the National Institutes of Health’s SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae) as an NSF-approved format for submission of biographical sketch(es) and is encouraging its use to prepare a biographical sketch for inclusion in proposals to NSF. 



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