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NIH Biosketch : Education and Training

Biosketch Format

The biosketch format used for this library guide is from the NIH Biosketch page and approved through January 31, 2026.

Education and Training

Education and Training

Complete the education block. Begin with the baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing. Include postdoctoral, residency, and clinical fellowship training, as applicable, listing each separately.

For each entry provide:

  • the name and location of the institution
  • the degree received (if applicable)
  • the month and year of end date (or expected end date). For fellowship applicants only, also include the month and year of start date.
  • the field of study (for residency entries, the field of study should reflect the area of residency training)

Notes: Education and Training

  • If your NCBI account is linked to your eRA Commons account, the Education and Training section is auto-populated.