Giving to Neuroscience Graduate Program
Group of Neuroscience Graduate Program students sitting on the floor in a ballroom with matching light blue shirts listening to a presentation

Support Future Neuroscientists

Providing future neuroscience leaders with the training and expertise necessary for successful careers in academia, the private sector, and more.

The Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Michigan is the longest-standing program of its kind in the nation. We embrace the entire spectrum of neuroscience training and multidisciplinary techniques. Known for their extraordinary breadth of expertise, our more than 150 faculty affiliates come from the Medical School, the School of Dentistry, the College of Engineering, and the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, as well as other units across campus.
Our students receive top-notch training from leaders in their respective fields. They are challenged by an exceptional curriculum augmented by weekly seminars, symposia, journal clubs, and more. We provide a graduate learning experience like no other, where students tackle the most perplexing challenges in neuroscience, preparing them to lead the field as researchers, physicians, and entrepreneurs.

We welcome you to join us in the mission to support the leaders and best in the Neuroscience Graduate Program. Please consider gifting to the fund of your choice and know that your contributions will forever be a part of significant and impactful neuroscience discoveries.

Carol Elias, Ph.D.
Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program
Carol Elias with graduate student
Giving Opportunities

Your partnership will support our world-class, neuroscience graduate student training. Help our students succeed so they can join the more than 250 alumni of our program — people who are leading successful careers in academia, development, innovation, biotechnology, and more.

Your gift can help neuroscience graduate students in the following ways:

Neuroscience Graduate Education Fund
This fund help students participate in neuroscience curricular activities, while also supporting educational and technical training, professional development, and student pilot research projects.
Enhance Our Educational Offerings
Sean Low Memorial Fund
Established in memory of alumnus Sean Low, this fund enables a first-generation, in-state U-M student to undertake a 10-week summer neuroscience research experience. Gifts to this fund honor Sean’s memory by helping future students carry on his enthusiasm
Support Student Research Experiences
BrainsRule! Neuroscience Program
Help U-M’s Neuroscience Graduate Student Organization host BrainsRule! — an annual educational outreach program designed to instill a passion for science in local middle school students. This fund enables 300 area students to come to campus for a day of f
Give Kids the Gift of Science
Neuroscience Graduate Program Fee Waiver Fund
Remove the financial barrier for those applying to the Neuroscience Graduate Program. Gifts to this fund help us waive application fees for U.S. citizens and non-citizens who meet specific eligibility criteria.
Broaden Program Access
Partner With Us

We would be pleased to discuss your interests and goals — and the impact your gift can have. We can connect you with faculty and staff, identify where your help is most needed, and share how giving can provide personal satisfaction as well as financial and tax benefits.

Allison Clark Allison Clark
Associate Director of Development