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.

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 (as a pdf)

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)


2019 Travel Grant recipients:

2018 Travel Grant recipients: