Travel Grants for Ukrainian Biotech Researchers

Apply by Feb. 28!

With the aim to enhance the strength and visibility of Ukraine’s biotechnology research sector, the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative will provide grants of up to $3,000 to Ukrainian biotechnology researchers for the purpose of travel that contributes to their professional growth, enhances their and Ukraine's reputation in the field of biotechnology, encourages scientific collaboration and technology commercialization.

Awards may be used for travel to conferences, courses or workshops, trade shows and conventions, or to engage in other professional and commercial development activities.

Recipients are selected on a competitive basis by a review committee in the US.

*Please note that US visa processing for scientific researchers can take up to 2 months or more.  If you are applying for an activity in the US and do not have a valid US visa, the activity must take place no sooner than June 2020 to allow sufficient time for visa processing.

Award Information 

Funding mechanism: Grant
Eligibility: Citizens of Ukraine currently residing in Ukraine are eligible to apply
Anticipated Total Available Funding: $30,000
Anticipated Number of Awards: Up to 10
Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $3,000 per awardee

Application deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020, 12:00 EST (19:00 Kyiv time)
Notification of award: March 2020

How to Apply 

Email the following documents to: 

  • completed application form - download here
  • CV in English

Subject: Travel Grant Application 2020


Your Last Name-USUF Biotech Travel Grant Application 2020 (e.g. Shevchenko-USUF Biotech Travel Grant Application 2020)

Your Last Name-CV 2020 (e.g. Shevchenko-CV 2020)

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