Upcoming Deadlines



Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

Letter of Intent Deadline

$500,000 over five years



Resident Faculty Scholar

Application Deadline

Seeking to further enhance its activities as a convener and catalyst for discovery and creativity.

Up to $125k



Career Awards for STEM Teachers

Application Deadline

For outstanding STEM teachers in the North Carolina public schools.

$175,000 over five years



Supporting early carer physician-scientists

$700,000 over five years



Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants

Rolling Application Deadline

This is a rolling deadline. Small grants to promote growth of new connections in climate change

Up to $50k

BWF Spotlight

Conversation Between Rajiv J. Shah and Louis J. Muglia

Published by One Health/One Planet 
Louis J. Muglia, the President and CEO of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, sat down with Rajiv J. Shah, the President of The Rockefeller Foundation, to discuss the future of research on health and the environment, among other issues, at a members’ meeting of the Science Philanthropy Alliance in May 2022.

BWF News

Jun 15, 2022

2022 BWF Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program Fellows Announced

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – The Burroughs Wellcome Fund Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2022 Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program Fellows. PDEP provides a total of $60,000 over ...

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Jun 02, 2022

2022 Career Awards at the Scientific Interface Announced

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – The Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 2022 award recipients for the Career Awards at the Scientific In ...

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