Date:   October 3, 2011

To:     All UF Graduate Students

Cc:     All UF Graduate Coordinators and Staff

RE:     December 1: Burroughs Wellcome Fund Grant Application Deadline

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund Collaborative Research Travel Grants support Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty researchers traveling to laboratories domestically or internationally to acquire new research techniques, facilitate or begin collaborations, or attend courses.  

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or be studying for a Ph.D. in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, statistics or engineering, and be interested in investigating research opportunities in the biological sciences. The award provides up to $15,000 in travel costs.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, December 1, 2011.

To get more details or apply, please click on this link:

If you have questions, please e-mail [log in to unmask] (Put "Collaborative Research Travel Grants Inquiry" in the subject line.)

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is an independent private foundation dedicated to advancing the biomedical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities. For more information about it, please click on this link to its website: