Nothing is more essential to helping MIT Biology fulfill its educational mission than ensuring the department has the resources to retain its world-class faculty and trainees. Your gift to one of the designations below ensures the research and discoveries made through basic science will continue to impact academia, industry, and public policy on a global scale.
“From the unique first year program and a rigorous set of classes designed to make all MIT graduates well rounded biologists to the supportive faculty, I feel well supported and well trained, and the facilities provide a world-class place to conduct this research.”
Sarah Nordeen, GTI Scholar
To make an endowed or expendable gift, contact our Development Officer, Daniel Griffin
For senior (tenured) faculty, appointments to named professorships are among the highest honor that a university can bestow, providing tangible recognition of an individual’s value. Such appointments are made for five‐year, renewable terms.
Endowed Career Development Professorship
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.
Endowed Graduate Fellowship
Provides full support for one graduate student per academic year in perpetuity.
Expendable Five-Year Graduate Fellowship
Provides full support for one graduate student for five academic years.
Expendable One-Year Graduate Fellowship
Provides full support for one graduate student for one academic year.
Endowed Discovery Fund
Provides resources to seed research in an area of your choice in perpetuity.
Expendable Discovery Fund
Provides resources to seed research in an area of your choice.