Awards & Grants

Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship (JEMF)

Student Research Award

Overview of the Award

The Jane Engelberg Memorial Fellowship Advisory Group (JEMF AG) is seeking to fund research proposals developed by genetic counseling students. The proposals may be related to any area of research. Up to 10 proposals will receive an award. The maximum request for each award is $500. The JEMF AG philosophy is to award the best proposals regardless of other funds that may be available for the research project. 

Eligibilty and Budget Requests 


To be considered for the JEMF Student Research Award, the applicant must be a student enrolled in good standing in an ACGC accredited genetic counseling training program. 


A budget must be submitted to justify the amount of funds requested. The award money can only be used for reimbursable items. Examples of reimbursable items include (but are not limited to) photocopying, survey software, transcription services, travel to sites for data collection, project-related parking fees, food for subjects, or subject reimbursements for items such as parking or an incentive. Requests for consulting fees for statistical or other support are acceptable.  The award cannot be used for student, staff, or faculty salary/stipend.  Awardees will submit receipts for approved budget items for reimbursement.  Details will be provided in the award letter.

Submit an Application

JEMF Student Research Award application:  

Contact Information:  If you have any questions, please contact Kathryn Whitmer in the NSGC Executive Office at . Applications are due Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

You may also contact members of the  JEMF Advisory Group .

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