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 2018 and 2019 Summer Student Program.

  • Alumni of The Jackson Laboratory
  • Arthur Rock and Toni Rembe
  • Carolyn Hansen Montgomery Education Fund
  • Jean R. Bybee
  • Petit Family Foundation
  • Sophie Nicholson and Tarek Sherif
  • The Alexis and Susan Te Charitable Foundation, a Donor Advised Fund of The Renaissance Charitable Foundation
  • The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
  • Willys K. Silvers

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.

  • National Human Genome Research Institute - Diversity Action Plan for Mouse Genome Database (5R25HG007053-06, Carol Bult, Principal Investigator)
  • National Cancer Institute - Summer Research Experience in Cancer Biology and Genomics (5R25HG007053-06, Lenny Shultz, Principal Investigator)

The Jackson Laboratory is a participant in the Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, with funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (P20GM103423, Jim Coffman, Principal Investigator).

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 
  • 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