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Federal Agencies To Require ORCID ID for Funding

Effective January 2023, several federal agencies began requiring researchers who apply for federal funding to have an Open Researcher and Contributor ID identifier, or ORCID iD. The National Science Foundation has implemented this requirement and other agencies are agencies are following suit.

Also beginning in January 2023, NSF began requiring a Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae, or SciENcv, for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support documents in proposals and progress reports. Many agencies, such as Department of Energy and National Institutes of Health are also requiring SciENcv.

To be prepared for this requirement and avoid missing proposal and reporting deadlines, please take the following steps as soon as possible:

Visit the UT Libraries ORCID iD web page for assistance and resources with the steps listed above.

Register with ORCID

Additional Information
What is an ORCID iD? An Open Researcher and Contributor ID identifier helps researchers distinguish themselves from other researchers and develop a record of research contributions and affiliations regardless of when and where they work. Having an ORCID iD also enhances the discoverability of research. What is SciENcv? The Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae is a system for researchers to create and maintain biosketches that are required for National Institutes of Health and NSF grant applications.