Biographical Sketches (Biosketches) are used to describe an individual's qualifications and experiences for a specific role in the project.

Most federal agencies require a biosketch and some state and private funding agencies.


- Biosketches are limited to 5 pages
- Include up to FIVE Contributions to Science
- Limited to FOUR citations for Personal Statement and each Contribution to Science
- Only list Ongoing/Current Research Support for the past THREE years
- More instructions are found on the Biosketch Template below

Link to NIH's Instructions:


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