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 and encourages scientific collaboration and technology commercialization. Awards may be used for travel to conferences, courses or workshops, or to engage in other professional development activities.

Recipients will be 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 Due Date: June 14, 2019, 12:00 EST (19:00 Kyiv time).
Awardees will be notified in July 2019.

How to Apply 

Email the following documents as attachments to: gro.e1561462775niark1561462775usu@h1561462775cetoi1561462775b1561462775

  • completed application form - download it here
  • CV in English

[save the files as “YourLastName-USUF Biotech Travel Grant Application 2019” / "YourLastName-CV 2019"  and include “Travel Grant Application 2019” in the subject line when sending you documents]


Read about USUF travel grant recipient Olha Brovarets's experience at the 63rd Biophysical Society Meeting in Baltimore.