Funding Opportunitiess

Endowed Professorship For senior (tenured) faculty, appointments to named professorships are among the highest honor that a university can bestow and provide tangible recognition that clearly demonstrates how highly they are valued. Such appointments are made for five‐year, renewable terms.
$4 million
Endowed Career Development Professorship Career development professorships are special awards made to junior (non‐tenured) faculty members who exhibit exceptional teaching and research promise. Junior faculty are appointed for three‐year, non‐renewable terms.
$2.5 million
Endowed Graduate Fellowship Provide full support for one graduate student per academic year in perpetuity.
$1 million
Endowed Discovery Fund Provide resources to seed research in an area of your choice in perpetuity.
$500,000
Expendable Five-Year Graduate Fellowship Provide full support for one graduate student for five academic years.
$350,000
Expendable Discovery Fund Provide resources to seed research in an area of your choice.
$100,000
Expendable One-Year Graduate Fellowship Provide full support for one graduate student for one academic year.
$70,000
 
If you would more information on how to contribute to the important work taking place every day in the Department of Biology, please contact Ron Berry at rberry@mit.edu or 617-452-3010.