Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Career Guidance for Trainees


Career Guidance for Trainees

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The Career Guidance for Trainees (CGT) institutional award provides support for projects that improve trainees’ readiness for stable, fulfilling careers and that have potential for being affordably deployed at a larger scale. Note that this program is not a mechanism for support of biomedical research projects by individual investigators. Proposals involving partnerships between institutions or organizations are encouraged, but those not involving partnerships are also invited.


Canadian or US academic institutions.

Funding Availability

$30,000 to $50,000 over a one-year period

Indirect Costs


Special Notes

Conference calls are scheduled to provide further information about the current solicitation.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Signed OR-5 form along with a copy of the application to:Research.Services@uoguelph.ca 

External Deadline

PI’s submit electronically which involves two separate systems working together. See BWF’s website for Submission Process.

For Questions, please contact

Victorial McGovern, Sr. Program Officer
21 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
919 991-5112

Office of Research

Annette Clarke, Grants Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56927

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