Upcoming Deadlines



Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative

Application Deadline

$500,000 over a four-year period



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



Support career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows

$60,000 over three years

BWF Spotlight

Addressing Climate Change and Human Health

Almost one year has passed since the Burroughs Wellcome Fund partnered with the National Academy of Medicine to provide “opportunity grants” to interdisciplinary teams across the National Academies to explore promising ideas at the intersection of climate change and human health. The aim is to stimulate new, interdisciplinary projects across the National Academies, as well as to catalyze broader stakeholder across multiple sectors interests and engagement in these issues.

BWF News

Oct 13, 2021

BWF Recognizes Outstanding North Carolina STEM Scholars

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program (GDEP). The program provides $5,000 over two years to ...

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Sep 27, 2021

STEM Programs Receive Boost from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – Several North Carolina out-of-school-time programs that provide science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educational opportunities to North Carolina stud ...

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