BD Biosciences Research Grants

BD Biosciences is committed to supporting the evolving field of stem cell research through its stem cell grants.

A total of $100,000 worth of research reagents are awarded annually to 10 scientists. Through the grant program, BD Biosciences supports scientists pursuing innovative ideas in stem cell research, helping to define the next generation of scientific breakthroughs.


How to Apply

The application process is simple. Just write an abstract (850 words maximum), review and accept the program terms and conditions, complete the online application, and submit.

Important Dates


Winter 2014 Award Cycle

  • Applications accepted beginning: January 1, 2014
  • Application deadline: June 30, 2014
  • Winners announced: December 18, 2014

Summer 2015 Award Cycle

  • Applications accepted beginning:┬áJuly 1, 2014
  • Application deadline: January 31, 2015
  • Winners announced: June 24, 2015

Application Guidelines

Applications will be judged by a panel of distinguished scientists from academic and other research institutions. Awards will be based on the application's creativity, content, and innovation, including how the applicant proposes to use BD Biosciences reagents to further his or her stem cell research study's goals. Read Abstract Submission Best Practices.

Before receiving awards, winners must sign a contract confirming eligibility and agreeing to abide by the rules of the grant program.*

*Program currently open to scientists and research labs in the US and selected European countries only.


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