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All Funds

To donate to one of these funds, you can click on the name of the fund or visit the Leaders & Best "search all funds" page and search by name of the fund or the short code, which is in parentheses.

EEB General

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Strategic Fund (309886)
To help fund the department direct resources to the areas of greatest need.  Examples: grad student support, research funding, faculty support, and funding for program innovation and special projects.

Biology Discretionary Fund (306621)
To support instruction in EEB (discretion of EEB Chair).

Biological Science - Research - Marshall Will (575214)
To be used for research purposes in the Biology Department.

Warren Herb Wagner Lecture Fund (366324)
To establish the Warren Herb Wagner Guest Lecture in plant evolution in the Department of Biology.

Graduate Students

David Bay Photography Fund (314541)
To provide resources to ecology and evolutionary biology students presenting their research, to help with costs such as paying for poster and photography printing and other graphic needs.

Helen Olsen Brower Fellowship (309649)
For a fellowship to be awarded annually to a student pursuing graduate work in applied studies within the Department of Biology for the conservation of natural resources.

Emma J. Cole Fellowship in Botany (311400)
An annual fellowship in the Botanical Department of the University of Michigan will fund a graduate student pursuing special studies in the Department of Botany.

Peter Olaus Okkelberg Award - Biological Science (362758)
For a scholarship fund for outstanding graduate students in anatomy, cytology and embryology in the Zoology Department.

Science for the People Award (799773)
This fund will provide awards to graduate students (individuals or groups) in EEB whose research or outreach activities promote social and environmental justice.

Lewis E. and Elaine Prince Wehmeyer Professorship in Fungal Taxonomy (729410)
For endowing a professorial chair to be known as the Lewis E. Wehmeyer and Elaine Prince Wehmeyer Professorship in the Taxonomy of Fungi. For fellowships for graduate students studying the taxonomy of fungi, and travel expenses for field work or work in other herbaria.

Walls, Dr. Nancy Williams, Award for Field Research Fund (732446)
For conducting field research, with preference given to those studying biodiversity or climate changes issues.

EEB President Challenge for Graduate Support (312387)
To provide graduate student support in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

EEB Student Support (310424)
To provide graduate student support in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

EEB Frontiers Graduate Program (316014)
To support the Frontiers Master's Program

Undergraduate Students

EEB Undergraduate Research (320890)
Fellowships provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to conduct research with faculty during the summer, whether in Ann Arbor laboratories or at field sites around the world. These immersive experiences can help to shape career aspirations.

Edwin H. Edwards Scholarship (301185)
Used for the creation and maintenance of one or more biology scholarships.

Jones, Kenneth L., Undergraduate Award in Botany (300875)
To support an award to the outstanding undergraduate in botany.

James R. Slater Scholarship (725452)
To establish the James R. Slater endowed scholarship for junior college students in plant systematics and field botany.

Underwood-Alger Scholarship Fund (365621)
For scholarships for full-time students majoring in the biological sciences in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

Wedgewood Scholarship for Undergraduate Study and Research Abroad (315020)
To provide scholarship support of research and related overseas travel for undergraduate majors.

Angeline B. Whittier Fellowship - Botany (370500)
Fellowship in botany.

Herbarium

Dr. Ralph E. Bennett Herbarium Endowment Fund (701874)
To be used for the purchase of books and other library resources for the university library, in the fields of systematic mycology and systematic biology, which otherwise would not be acquired

Maxwell E. Britton Endowed Herbarium Scholarship Fund (309743)
To provide scholarship awards by the University of Michigan Herbarium to undergraduate or graduate students majoring in fields related to environmental studies, biology or conservation.

Gillette Fund (711370)
To support systematic and floristic research in the Herbarium in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology on Michigan plants, including algae, fungi, bryophytes and vascular plants, and for the publication of the research results.

Ethelda Hagenah Fund (306764)
To support publication on Michigan botany.

Herbarium Director Strategic Fund (315543)
This fund provides program support at the director’s discretion to fund the areas of greatest need, such as graduate student support, research funding, faculty support, and funding for program innovation and special projects.

Herbarium Student Fund (713335)
To defray expenses of UM students (undergrad and grad) doing research directed by curators or research scientists in the UM Herbarium. Expenses may include travel, supplies, equipment and living expenses, etc., but not tuition.

Kenneth L. Jones Undergraduate Award in Botany (300875)
To support an award to the outstanding undergraduate in botany.

Rogers McVaugh Fund (794673)
Supports research for and publication of the Flora Novo-Galiciana, including field work, travel, associated costs and salaries. The fund is solely for F N-G but if it exists afterward, it's to support research and publication in vascular plant taxonomy.

Michigan Flora Project Fund (328730)
Supports the UM Herbarium's efforts to collect, preserve and display collections; digitize and transcribe collection data into a searchable Internet database freely accessible to researchers and the public; and georeference collection localities.

Jean & William Randolph Taylor Herbarium Fund (727420)
To aid in the printing costs of publications on the classification and geographical distribution of plants exclusive of research, manuscript preparation and editorial expenses.

Edward G. Voss Endowment Fund (366175)
Supports a taxonomic botanist faculty/staff position to work on herbarium collections from the Great Lakes region, once funds are sufficient. Until then, funds support students, acquisition of research materials, publication preparation and production.

Warren Herb Wagner Herbarium Endowment Fund (570183)
To establish the Warren Herb Wagner Guest Lecture in plant evolution.

Museum of Zoology

Frank E. Ammerman Zoology Research Fund (301084)
To support research and research collections in the insect division of the Museum of Zoology.

Jean Wright Cohn Endowment Fund (732147)
To support the activities of the UMMZ Bird Division.

William G. Fargo – Division of Birds (792520)
For the use and benefit of the Division of Ornithology of the University of Michigan.

William G. Fargo – Division of Mollusks (319760)
For the use and benefit of the Division of Mollusks for the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.

Fredrick M. Gaige Research Fund (322710)
For the promotion or publication of research in the Museum of Zoology at the UMMZ director's discretion.

Norman E. Hartweg Memorial Fund for Tropical Studies (713120)
Annual lecture in systematics and evolutionary biology.

Edwin C. Hinsdale Scholarship (713800)
Scholarship are  for a graduate student in an advanced stage of work in the Museum of Zoology.

Theodore H. Hubbell Memorial Lectureship (571059)
Sponsor a lecturer as part of Museum of Zoology Seminar Series and cover other expenses as specified by the director of the Museum of Zoology.

Hubbell, Theodore H., Endowment for Systematic Research in Orthoptera Fund (572248)
Supports systematic research in the Orthoptera collection including curator research activities, collection maintenance and acquisition, field work, stipends, travel and living expenses for visiting scientists and associates, and publications.

Hubbs, Carl L. & Laura C., Fellowship (303117)
The fellowship will be for an ichthyology graduate student selected from currently enrolled or accepted Ph.D. graduate students.

Robert R. & Frances H. Miller, Endowment for Graduate Student Research in Ichthyology (570622)
To support graduate student research in the Museum of Zoology, with a preference for students in the field of ichthyology.

Robert Rush Miller Museum of Zoology Publication Fund (344750)
Publication expenses for Zoology publications.

Museum of Zoology Fund (RESEARCH) (344850)
To generate more basic support for museum functions, misc. smaller giftsdesignated for divisional research activities.

Museum of Zoology - Gifts (344750)
Robert Rush Miller Museum of Zoology publication fund. Donations support publications on fishes.

Museum of Zoology Bird Research Gift (325605)
To generate more basic support for museum functions for the Bird Division.

Museum of Zoology Fish Research Gift (325604)
To generate more basic support for museum functions for the Fish Division.

Museum of Zoology Herpetology Research Gift (325603)
To generate more basic support for museum functions for the Herpetology Division.

Museum of Zoology Insect Research Gift (325602)
To generate more basic support for museum functions for the Insect Division.

Museum of Zoology Mammal Research Gift (325601)
To generate more basic support for museum functions for the Mammal Division.

Museum of Zoology Mollusk Research Gift (325615)
To generate more basic support for museum functions for the Mollusk Division.

Dr. Phil Myers Endowed Award for Field Research Fund (798958)
To provide awards to graduate students conducting field or collections-based research associated with UM's Museum of Zoology and/or the university's Biological Station, with preference given to those studying mammals.

Peter Olaus Okkelberg Award - Biological Science (362758)
For a scholarship fund for outstanding graduate students in anatomy, cytology and embryology in the Zoology Department.

Robert W. Storer Endowment Fund (726665)
For a lectureship, and administration of museum collections within the Museum of Zoology.

UMMZ Bird Division Storer (329173)
For a lectureship, and administration of museum collection within the Museum of Zoology.

UMMZ Mammal Division Storer (328003)
For a lectureship and administration of museum collections within the Museum of Zoology.

Mary Rhoda Swales, Museum of Zoology Research (796620)
For use in the Division of Birds for research through the acquisition of material or through the provision of scholarships.

Donald W. Tinkle Memorial Scholarship Fund (796760)
To provide scholarships to Museum of Zoology graduate students working in ecology and evolutionary biology and, when income is sufficient, for memorial lectures to be given in the weekly Museum of Zoology seminar series on systematics and evolutionary biology.

UMMZ Strategic Fund (322115)
To help fund the dept/program direct resources to the areas of greatest need. Examples: grad student support, research funding, faculty support, and funding for program innovation and special projects.

UMMZ Ichthyology Graduate Student Support (308850)
To provide research, travel or other support (including salary supplements, if desired) to graduate students in ichthyology.

Charles F. Walker, Grad Student Assistance (571043)
Supporting graduate students doing field research in herpetology.

Edward C. Walker Scholarship (728800)
To be paid annually as a post-graduate scholarship for excellence in biology.

M-STEM

M-SCI Gifts (317738)
M-SCI provides an integrated, holistic co-curricular support system for students from a wide diversity of backgrounds who have been admitted to LSA and have high ability and potential in the sciences. Part of M-STEM Academies.

M-STEM Academies' M-Sci Fund (325334)
M-SCI provides an integrated, holistic co-curricular support system for students from a wide diversity of backgrounds who have been admitted to LSA and have high ability and potential in the sciences. Part of M-STEM Academies.

E.S. George Reserve

Edwin S. George Reserve Scholarship (323900)
Provides a yearly scholarship to an outstanding and deserving natural history student or for research in natural history at the ES George Reserve, including honarariums to deserving naturalists engaged in research at ESGR or for ESGR improvements.

Justin Congdon and Nancy Dickson Fund (798908)
To provide support for the ESGR, such as for special items needed for the ESGR and for students conducting research on the ESGR, as determined in the discretion of the director of the ESGR.