Burroughs Wellcome Fund

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is committed to supporting the early careers of promising scientists. Application Deadlines in January and February

Awards for Postdoctoral Fellows

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is committed to supporting the early careers of promising scientists. Toward this end, BWF has developed four programs that are designed for advanced postdoctoral scientists to help make the transition to a faculty appointment:

Career Awards for Medical Scientists
Application Deadline:  TBD

These awards are targeted toward medically trained individuals whose research proposal is in basic biomedical, disease-oriented, translational, or molecular, genetic, or pharmacological epidemiology research, and who intend to pursue careers in academia.

Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
Pre-proposal and Invited Application Deadlines:  TBD

These awards are targeted toward researchers whose doctoral training is in one of the physical, chemical or computational sciences and who intend to pursue academic research doing work that addresses biological questions.

Collaborative Research Travel Grant
Deadline: February 1, 2016

Collaborative Research Travel Grants provide up to $15,000 in support for interdisciplinary biomedical researchers from degree-granting institutions to travel to a laboratory to acquire a new research technique or to facilitate collaboration.

Postdoctoral Enrichment Program
Deadline: January 15, 2016  

The Postdoctoral Enrichment Program for underrepresented minorities provides $50,000 over three years to support the development of underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in biomedical research.

For more information visit their website: http://www.bwfund.org/programs-offered