Summer Student Program Funding

Each year, the Summer Student Program is funded by grants and philanthropy. We are honored to receive funding support from the following organizations.

We recognize these individuals and organizations, who made generous financial gifts in support of the 2020 and 2021 Summer Student Program.

  • The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
  • Petit Family Foundation
  • Alumni of The Jackson Laboratory
  • Mrs. Marla W. McCurdy
  • Barry and Theresa Luke
  • Jacqueline Fawcett, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.

The Jackson Laboratory also receives generous support through planned gifts from our members of the Society for Discovery. Many of these members have chosen to designate their future gifts to the Summer Student Program.

The Summer Student Program is supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation.

  • National Science Foundation - REU Site: Functional Genomics Research for Undergraduates (1851697, Charles Wray, PI)
  • National Human Genome Research Institute - Diversity Action Plan for Mouse Genome Database (5R25HG007053-07, Carol Bult, PI)
  • National Cancer Institute - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in the Molecular Biology and Genomics of Human Cancer (1R25CA233420-01A1, Jeff Chuang, PI)
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Summer Research Experience in Neurobiology at The Jackson Laboratory (2R25NS078795-06A1, Rob Burgess, PI)

Endowed funds that support the Summer Student Program are named for the following individuals and organizations:

  • Allen C. Schroeder Endowed Fund
  • Barbara H. Sanford Endowed Scholarship Fund 
  • Carolyn Hansen Montgomery Education Fund
  • Clarence Cook Little Scholarship Fund 
  • Edmund Kerper Fund
  • Edwin D. Murphy Scholarship Fund 
  • Elizabeth S. Russell Scholarship Fund
  • James B. Murphy Memorial Scholarship 
  • Jane D. Weinberger Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Nancy D. Grover Summer Student Scholarship Fund
  • Nathan Kaliss Scholarship Fund
  • Richard & Sally Fox Endowed Fund
  • The Betterment Fund Scholarship Endowment
  • The Clark Foundation Scholarship Endowment
  • The Endowment for Science Education
  • William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarships