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Farris Foundation donates $1.1 million to fund TSRI Graduate Fellowship in Florida

November 08, 2016

The Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation has made a $1.135 million gift to The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) to create the Farris Foundation Endowed Graduate Fellowship on the Jupiter, Florida campus.

"I want to thank the Farris Foundation for its generous gift to support our graduate program," said TSRI President Peter Schultz. "Gifts like this will help train the next generation of scientists who are critical to the future of biomedical research--and to build a lasting legacy of scientific excellence."

The new Farris Foundation Endowed Graduate Fellowship will provide annual support for doctoral students at Scripps Florida in perpetuity.

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