AASF Submits Comment to the NSF on Research Application Disclosure Forms

On October 31st, 2022, the Asian American Scholar Forum (AASF) submitted the following letter to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in response to the request for public comment on common disclosure forms for the biographical sketch and current and pending (other) support sections of a research application on behalf of NSTC’s Research Security Subcommittee.

We wrote to provide our recommendations and express our concerns about overbroad language and the potential for profiling and discriminatory investigations and prosecutions of Asian American and Asian immigrant scientists, researchers, and scholars, particularly of Chinese descent.

You may find the letter below: