Funding Research & Young Scientists

Your investment in Pasteur Scientists strengthens and incentivizes the research field by providing key resources to our scientists and students. Your gift supports technology and equipment purchases to hasten the discovery of better treatments, therapies and cures. Built upon over 125 years of Pasteurian research-advances, your tax-deductible gift to the Pasteur Foundation sends a strong message of support to the research field and acknowledges your shared vision of improving global health.

Discovery Fund

A tax-deductible donation to the Institut Pasteur at any level helps fund discovery. Your gift, when combined with those of other like-minded donors, will provide much-needed support on the research campus while incentivizing the research field for generations to come. As our way of thanking you for your gift, your name, or a name you choose to designate, will be listed in Institut Pasteur publications and online. Please contact us to discuss ways to support the Discovery Fund, other ways in which we may more formally recognize your support.

Gifts to the Pasteur Foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

The Pasteur Foundation is a registered 501(c)3 organization.

Our tax ID number 13-6018861.

U.S. Pasteur Foundation Fellows Fund

Supporting American Postdoctoral scientists on the Institut Pasteur campus and around the world

$225,000 Three-Year Named Fellowship

Recruiting the best and brightest Fellows can only be achieved by providing substantial financial support. Your gift fully funds one U.S. Fellow by enabling the Institut Pasteur to acknowledge and reward talented young scientists. Fellowship support includes a stipend for housing and living, along with bench fees to keep the Fellows… cutting-edge technology. Since 2001, Pasteur has proudly created a cadre of talented, driven and successful US scientists who have gone to become leaders in academia and industry. Support at this level entitles the donor to name the three-year fellowship in honor of an individual of their choice. As our way of thanking you for your gift, your name, or a name you choose to designate, will be listed in Institut Pasteur publications. Throughout the Fellowship, you will have the opportunity to speak with and meet your Fellow.

$75,000 One-Year Fellowship Stipend

Support for one year of a US scientist’s three-year fellowship on the Institut Pasteur campus. Support at this level entitles the donor to name the three-year fellowship in honor of an individual of their choice. As our way of thanking you for your gift, your name, or a name you choose to designate, will be listed in Institut Pasteur publications. Throughout the Fellowship, you will have the opportunity to speak with and meet your Fellow.

$10,000 Lab Equipment Fund

Your investment provides allows a Pasteur Foundation Fellow to purchase lab equipment in support of his or her research. As our way of thanking you for your gift, your name, or a name you choose to designate, will appear in Institut Pasteur publications and, when feasible, in the lab in which the equipment is housed.

$3,000 Travel and Conference Stipend

World class research depends upon the exchange of ideas. Conferences, along with visiting scholars, allow Fellows to discuss their research, while broadening their professional research network. As our way of thanking you for your gift, your name, or a name you choose to designate, will be listed in Institut Pasteur publications.

Pasteur - Paris University International Doctoral Program

The International PhD program in collaboration with several major Paris universities is open to students holding a Master degree (or equivalent) in science, medicine or related fields from a university outside of France. At the end of their studies (typically three years), students will defend their PhD according to European guidelines. The Institut Pasteur and the affiliated university will jointly award the degree.

$255,000 Three-Year PhD Fellowship

Your investment in the next generation of scientists fully funds one candidate for the three-year degree program. Fellowship support includes a stipend for tuition, housing and living. Support at this level entitles the donor to name the three-year fellowship in honor of an individual of their choice. As our way of thanking you for your gift, your name, or a name you choose to designate, will be listed in Institut Pasteur publications. Throughout the Fellowship, you will have the opportunity to speak with and meet your Fellow.

Summer Intern Fund

Inspiring the next generation of American scientists

$5,000 Summer Intern Stipend

Sponsoring a future scientist by funding a Paris-based undergraduate internship is a powerful way to support the future of scientific discovery. Your gift will name an Intern and underwrite the ten-week stipend for one student. As our way of thanking you for your gift, your name, or a name you choose to designate, will be listed in Institut Pasteur publications. At the conclusion of the internship, your Intern will provide you with a research update.

$1,500 Summer Intern Housing Stipend

Housing a summer intern in a world class city is expensive and your gift will help defray housing costs for one Intern during their ten week stay. As our way of thanking you for your gift, your name, or a name you choose to designate, will be listed in Institut Pasteur publications.