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February 1 2019
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The Jackson Laboratory, through the JAX College Scholarship Program, will award a $10,000 scholarship to three students from underserved backgrounds who will pursue a college degree and aspire to a career in biomedicine. This program is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in Connecticut, Maine, or in Sacramento County, California. One student from each location will be awarded this scholarship. The mission of The Jackson Laboratory is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease, and the scholarships will be awarded to students who share this goal by pursuing a career in research or medicine. In addition to the financial award, JAX will facilitate internship programs for scholarship recipients throughout their college career and sponsor annual campus visits to Bar Harbor, Maine and Farmington, CT. Scholarship recipients are expected to maintain strong academic performance and provide periodic updates on their college experience through blog posts and presentations.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of California, Connecticut, Maine
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Applied Sciences, Behavioral Science, Biology, Computer Science/Data Processing, Environmental Health, Health and Medical Sciences, Nursing, Public Health, Pharmacy, Science, Technology, and Society

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Contact Michael McKernan
Program Director, STEM and Undergraduate Education
Tel: 207-288-6000 Address 600 Main St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609