Published: April 9, 2020

NSF has made a number of changes and enhancements to proposal submissions. The following summary highlights these changes and effective dates.

  • NSF collaborative submissions can now be submitted in Please consult with your OCG Proposal Analyst on how to initiate an application through, and how to link collaborative proposals.
  • Reminder: NSF approved formats for Biosketches and Current and Pending will be required for all submissions starting June 1. At the moment, these approved formats are only available through SciENcv in My NCBI,  
  • In preparation of required June 1 implementation, OCG Proposal Analysts will begin recommending use of the new NSF formats starting May 1.
  • Training resources for SciENcv Biosketches can be found at SciENcv Instructions. For a seamless interface between ORCiD ID and SciENcv, please make sure your ORCiD profile is created/updated; instructions for this can be found at ORCiD ID instructions  
  • Resources and guidance documents concerning and NSF required templates will be available on OCG’s webpage by late April.