Along with our flagship Summer Student Program, JAX offers opportunities for student academic year research, teacher professional development, science fairs and more.

Explore our Online Teaching and Learning Resources portal that includes STEM resources for high school teachers and their students in grades 8-12.

Our programs

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Academic Year Fellowships

A limited number of academic year research opportunities are available at the Maine and Connecticut campuses. Interested students may apply online.

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JAX College Scholarship Program

A $10,000 college scholarship for graduating high school seniors in CT, ME, or Sacramento County, CA.

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Maine State Science Fair

A science and engineering competition for Maine public, private and home schooled high school students, awarding college scholarships and STEM experiences.

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Summer Student Program

A ten-week summer research fellowship for high school seniors and undergraduate students in mammalian genetics and genomics in a JAX faculty research lab.

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Teaching the Genome Generation™

High school teacher professional development and academic year support of innovative lessons in genetics, genomics, and personalized medicine.

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Undergraduate Cancer Genomics Course

A two-week virtual course for undergraduate students to learn about foundational concepts in cancer genomics and its impact on cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Virtual Open Houses

Learn about our on-demand virtual open house that provides students an opportunity to learn about JAX research and careers.

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Our Campuses

Bar Harbor, Maine

Farmington, Connecticut

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