DE-INBRE Core Development Award

Deadline: March 1st, 2026 12:00 AM EST

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The Delaware INBRE Instrumentation Core Development Award is supported by the University of Delaware INBRE Office in order to enable staff from the affiliated INBRE cores to attend a workshop, offsite training, or conference. This award is aimed at core facility directors and research scientists that would like to develop new skills. Continual training and professional development is essential for core facility scientist. It also affords opportunities for presentations within in a professional setting, as well as opportunities for networking and exposure to the latest academic research.

Awards are limited and must conform to University Travel Policy on allowable travel reimbursements. The training or development event must take place on or before April 15 of the funding year and all receipts must be fully paid, processed, and allocated prior to April 30th. The policies and procedures for these limited awards are as follows:

1)The applicant should provide a description of workshop, offsite training, or conference and the impact it will have on the core facility and INBRE network

2)If the applicant is not the core director, an email from the core director or manager should be uploaded indicating support.

3)The amount of support will be based on the level of conference participation up total maximum of $3,000. These grants are limited, and full funding is not guaranteed.

4)The applicant must submit a detailed budget for the proposed travel. 

5)After the event, awardees must submit a finalized Travel Expense Report with itemized receipts and a Summary Statement to the Delaware INBRE Office (email: detailing the benefits of the conference to their professional career growth.