Give to Shoals

Thank you for your interest in supporting SML. Your gift, no matter the size, makes a big difference for SML students and island operations!

To give online:

SML is operated by Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire.
Each institution has a secure server to facilitate your online gift:

To give via mail:

Checks payable to "Shoals Marine Laboratory"

To make a gift via UNH please send to:
UNH Foundation
15 Strafford Avenue
Durham, NH 03824

To make a gift via Cornell please send to:
Cornell University
Box 37334
Boone, IA 50037-0334

Why give?

"One of the many reasons I give to SML is to support the unique interdisciplinary research and learning opportunities on Appledore Island. The place-based, experiential learning allows students to take charge of their education and have authentic research experiences."

–​ Kate Hester Siler (SML '91, UNH '94, Cornell MAT '99)

photo of Kate Hester Siler at Shoals in 2010

SML announces the new Laurie Johnson Memorial Scholarship at SML!

Please consider donating to help support Cornell undergraduates in memory of Laurie Johnson, a true Shoaler who is loved and missed by all at SML. Funds will help need-based scholars attend Shoals courses on Appledore Island.

STEP 1: Follow this link to Cornell's secure giving site.

STEP 2: Input your scholarship donation amount for the "Shoals Marine Laboratory Fund"

STEP 3: In the text box for "Other" notes, please indicate "Laurie Johnson Memorial Scholarship”

Feel free to contact Jennifer Seavey if you have any questions or need assistance. Thank you!

Other ways to give to Shoals:
  • Gifts of stocks or securities
  • Planned giving and bequests
  • Workplace giving

Please contact to explore these options