Lobster Institute Sponsors and Donors
The Lobster Institute is fortunate to have many long-term and new supporters. The following are a few of the ways your organization can support Lobster Institute research and events.
We invite you to join the Friends of the Lobster Institute. Whether it’s $1 or $100 — any amount will be warmly appreciated. Use our secure link to the University of Maine’s gift processing office to make your gift, and remember to designate your gift to the Lobster Institute.
Event sponsorships are a helpful way to support the Institute.
We host several events throughout the year, each providing an opportunity for support.
Event sponsorships range from $1,000 to $5,000 and provide corresponding inclusion levels in conference materials, pre-and post-event press releases, and complimentary event registration fees.
Support a graduate student for a full or ½ year research fellowship:
A fellowship supports a student whose graduate research aligns with the Lobster Institute’s mission.
A full year of support totals $35,000 ($17,500 for ½) and includes:
A stipend of $21,333 · Tuition for up to 19 credits · Health Insurance
You might also consider supporting an undergraduate student internship.
A summer internship costs $8,000, which includes a 12- week stipend and room and board.
Our Semester by the Sea internships cost $10,000, which includes tuition and room and board.
Support the Institute
If you found some useful information on this site, if you think we’re doing valuable research, or if you think our support of the lobster industry is worthwhile; please show us your support. Here are some ways you can help the Institute.
We invite you to join the Friends of the Lobster Institute. Whether its $1 or $100 — any amount will be warmly appreciated. Use our secure link to the University of Maine’s gift processing office to make your gift and remember to designate your gift to the Lobster Institute.
Donate your Property/Boat/Equipment
Whether it is part of your estate planning, for tax purposes or other reasons – donations of property and goods are welcomed!
Our industry members support our work for and with the lobster industry to maintain a sustainable resource and a vital industry. Beyond supporting our valuable research and program, as a member the Lobster Institute is a resource for your business. We are here to provide benefits and services your business needs and can easily and quickly access. When you call us, you will get personal attention. If we don’t have an answer right away, we’ll do our best to find it for you. We are small enough to be nimble, yet with the international reach to connect with industry and scientific experts you need.