Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Collaborative Research Travel Grants


Collaborative Research Travel Grants


Grants in support of researchers to travel either domestically or internationally to a laboratory to acquire a new research technique, or to facilitate a collaboration.


Postdoctoral Fellows or faculty who hold a PhD in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, or engineering at the time of application; and interested in investigating research opportunities in the biological sciences. Must be a Canadian and/or U.S. citizen or resident (see eligibility requirements)

Funding Availability

Up to$15,000 is available per travel grant. Funds cover airfare, accommodation, meals, ground transportation, in addition to lab supplies and material expenses.

Indirect Costs


Internal Deadline

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

External Deadline

PI’s submit electronically a complete application consisting of two parts. See submission process.

Information for Co-applicants

If you need to meet a deadline set by the lead institution for this opportunity, please ensure that you provide the Office of Research with at least 5 days in advance of the lead institution’s deadline to review the application, or your proposed component of the project. Please be in touch with the ORS (contact information below) if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required information on time (i.e. budget, proposal, OR5 form).

For More Information

For Questions, please contact

Rolly Simpson, Sr. Program Officer
21 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
919 991-5110

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