Office of Sponsored Programs

Research Training and Resources

NIH Biosketch and Other Support Update

National Institutes of Health (NIH) released Notice NOT-OD-21-073 concerning the upcoming changes to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support Format page. The updated forms and instructions for both will be required for use with applications and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR) submitted for due dates on or after January 25, 2023.

Below you will find UNTHSC resources explaining the upcoming changes:

Research Café Power Point

Research Café Zoom Recording


We utilize the GRAMS platform to keep monitor and manage all steps of the grants.

GRAMS is available to access here and will require a UNT SSO to access.

Forms and Fact Sheet

A list of available forms through all steps of the Sponsored Program process are available here.

Our latest fact sheet is available here.

Training Videos and Handouts


To further support success in securing research funding, the University of North Texas Health Science Center is excited to announce the availability of iThenticate, a powerful plagiarism and AI detection tool.

iThenticate helps ensure the originality of your grant proposals, safeguarding your reputation and the integrity of your submissions. This tool serves as a valuable aid in avoiding unintentional plagiarism and refining your writing for the highly competitive grants process.

Key Benefits of using iThenticate for Grant Proposals:

  • Increased confidence: Submit your proposals knowing you’ve taken steps to minimize potential issues of plagiarism.
  • Stronger proposal quality: Review similarity reports to identify areas where citations or paraphrasing might need improvement.
  • Protection of intellectual property: Verify the originality of your ideas and research contributions.

For more information on iThenticate, please follow this link: iThenticate Knowledge Base.