How to Become a Biographer


Biographer Job Opportunities

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Biographer Job Description

Biographers are responsible for creating written summaries of a person’s life. They must compose a compelling and accurate account of an individual’s life, which outlines specific elements of that individual’s life.



Biographer Job Duties

• Assemble biographical materials from various sources

• Research biographical materials such as diaries, news accounts, personal correspondence, interviews with the subject’s associates and other sources

• May interview and liaise with subject of biography

• Relate subject’s activities and actions with pertinent events during their life

• Apply psychological analysis and subject’s environment in portrayal of character



Scholarships for Becoming a Biographer

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Biographer. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!



Becoming a Biographer: Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Biographer. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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