Harvard University's Health Careers Summer Program Report, July 23, 1971, page 4

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with a deficit of $3,065. The financing ($65,000) for the 1969

HCSR came from two sources: $15,000 from the Macy Foundation;

$50,000 from the Rockefeller Foundation. In 1970 the funding base
was expanded and $191,000 was realized. Contributors were the
Sloan Foundation ($70,000); Rockefeller Foundation ($50,000);

National Fund for Medical Education ($30,000); Macy Foundation

($30,000); Weir Foundation ($10,000); and the Day Foundation ($2,000).

The number of foundations particpating in the 1971 HCSP
financing was six. The total was $224,000. Contributors were the
Sloan Foundation ($75,000); the Rockefeller Foundation ($50,000);
National Fund for Medical Education ($30,000); Grant Foundation
($25,000); the Macy Foundation ($24,000); and the National Urban

Coalition ($20,000).

The HCSP, when planning was started in 1968 and early 1969, was
looked upon as a "bold experiment" which would possibly determine
whether a summer educational uplift program at the college level
could increase the numbers of minority group students entering
the health professions. It would be available at no financial
cost to qualified students who were accepted. All expenses, in-
cluding a stipend equal in amount to estimated summer earnings,
would be met. The average cost, per student, has been approximately

Academically, the HCSP was planned to parallel an earlier
project, the Intensive Summer Study Program (ISSP) organized in
1965 by Harvard, Yale and Columbia universities to provide black

and white students from small southern colleges with the academic