Burroughs Wellcome Fund – Post Doctoral Enrichment Program 2015


Burroughs Wellcome Fund


Support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution (an institution includes its affiliated graduate and medical schools, hospitals and research institutions) in the United States or Canada whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research.


Post-Doctoral; must be nominated by a qualified mentor; must be underrepresented minorities; Canadian and/or US citizens (read eligibility requirements)

Funding Availability


Indirect Costs


Project Duration

over 3 years

Special Notes

The awards will begin on September 1, 2015.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your application/proposal with an OR5 form toresearch.services@uoguelph.ca 

External Deadline

How To Apply

PI’s to submit electronically which involves two separate systems working together: BWF's website and the grant submission website.

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 lead 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 ahead of the deadline if it looks like it will be difficult for you to submit all the required documentation on time (ie, budget, proposal, OR5 form).

For More Information

please go to the BWF website.

For Questions, please contact

Alfred M. Mays
Program Officer

Ornella McCarron, Grants Officer
Office of Research, Research Support Services
519-824-4120 x52832