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Recognition of Sponsors

Sponsors of the Symposium, the new Journal Enterprises, and Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grants

Higher education in North Carolina is very pleased to have received funding from the following foundations, societies, organizations and companies. Because of them, this event was free to all in attendance. We thank you for your generous support.


         Burroughs Wellcome Fund (registration and travel awards for high school students and teachers to attend)

Burroughs Wellcome Fund



  • Butler Manufacturing

Butler Manufacturing



  • Centers for Health Research

Centers for Health Research



  • East Carolina University Chapter #114 of Phi Kappa Phi
    Phi Kappa Phi


  • "Footlights" - a destination store for dancers

15% off to all attending

Seaboard Station, 10 W. Franklin St. Suite 130, Raleigh 27604




  • Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science (comprehensive support)

Kenan Institute


  • Kenan Teaching Fellows (pre-symposium presentations for directors of campus undergraduate research programs)

Kenan Fellows


  • National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Promotion of Excellence Grant (comprehensive support)


  • NC Board of Science and Technology (comprehensive support)

NC Board of Sci & Tech


  • North Carolina Biotechnology Center Event Grant (comprehensive support)
    NC Biotechnology Center


NC Dept of the Secretary of State

  • North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences (afternoon lunch and programs for high school teachers and students)
    NC Museum of Natural Sciences


  • North Carolina Sea Grant (two student summer research grants; high school and community college awards)
    Sea Grant



  • North Carolina Space Grant

North Carolina Space Grant


  • Proctor and Gamble

Proctor & Gamble


  • Red Hat (comprehensive support)
    Red Hat

RTI International (comprehensive support)
RTI International


  • Sigma Xi - NCSU

Sigma Xi



  • Talecris Biotherapeutics

Talecris Biotherapeutics








East Carolina University

North Carolina State University-Graduate School
North Carolina State University-AGEP Grant
North Carolina State University- Phi Kappa Phi Chapter
North Carolina State University-College of Humanities & Social
North Carolina State University-Division of Undergraduate Academic

Programs, Office of Undergraduate Research

University of North Carolina-General Administration
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
University of North Carolina-Greensboro

University of North Carolina-Pembroke


Continuing Sponsors Needed: In order to continue this educational and economic initiative for North Carolina’s future, and to grow in student and mentor participation, we need the financial support of donors from industry, government and education. Please contribute what you can to this exciting event.




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