September 20, 2013

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund and their grant programs

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is an independent private foundation dedicated to advancing the biomedical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities.

Within this broad mission, BWF has two primary goals: 
  • To help scientists early in their careers develop as independent investigators 
  • To advance fields in the basic biomedical sciences that are undervalued or in need of particular encouragement 
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund's grantmaking strategies are to support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and to make grants in areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but currently undervalued and underfunded. Within this overall strategy, BWF makes grants within several focus areas:

Please visit the foundation website for more information about these programs.

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