"Support through the Ryden Program in AI and the department of Engineering and Computer Science has allowed students to pursue summer research and design in computer science, biomedical engineering, and engineering design, including innovative application of AI tools to solve real-world problems. This work has attained national recognition."

-Dr. Joseph LoBuglio,

Dean of Engineering and Computer Science

Interim Director, The Ryden Program for Innovation and Leadership in AI

Funding supports: Transportation, Faculty/Staff support, opportunities for more than 300 students all around the state of NC.

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Supports the North Carolina STEM Hall of Fame Gala as well as research, mentorship, and innovation at NCSSM; helps fund the North Carolina Student Academy of Science Delegation to the AAAS/AJAS Annual Meeting.

The NCSSM Foundation

NCSSM's Unrestricted Endowment Program funds all of the school's activities, including research and innovation. By giving to this endowment, you can help create a legacy of support for NCSSM and it's purpose of providing North Carolina students the opportunity to grow through research and academic programs.

The Ryden AI Program

A result of a $2 million donation from alumnus and PrecisionLender® CEO Carl Ryden, The Ryden AI Program for Innovation and Leadership in Artificial Intelligence was introduced at NCSSM with the goal of empowering students with tools to use machine learning, data science, and AI to solve the problems of the future.

The Bowman-Brockman Endowment

The Bowman-Brockman Endowment provides NCSSM students with funding to pursue advanced research topics in STEM and start their own ventures. This by-application funding source has supported dozens of students, in teams or individually, to initiate ambitious projects over the past decade.

The Glaxo Foundation Endowment

The Glaxo Foundation Endowment for Student Research supports students independent scientific research-particularly in biology-but also supports NCSSM's summer and research experience programs.

Click here for a full list of NCSSM program sponsors and endowment funding sources.

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