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Biosciences Program students receive:
Continued support beyond the first year is guaranteed, provided that progress toward completion of the degree requirements is satisfactory. Sources of support include departmental funds, training grants, research grants, and individual fellowships.
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The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies does not require that students have individual fellowships. However, we strongly encourage students with highly competitive academic credentials and research experience to apply to such sources.
Award recipients who are successful in obtaining competitive external funding may be eligible for the following Supplement for External Fellowship Program - Carver College of Medicine.All graduate students who obtain individual, competitive extramural fellowships of $10,000 or more shall be eligible to receive a supplement to their stipend of $2000 per year. This supplement will be provided for the lifetime of the fellowship award. All graduate students in graduate programs in the Biosciences Program, the Basic Science Departments in the CCOM, the MSTP, the Graduate Program in Free Radical Biology, the four Interdepartmental Graduate Programs (Genetics, Immunology, Neuroscience, and Molecular & Cellular Biology), are eligible for this supplement. The CCOM will fund the supplement for those students whose mentor has a primary appointment in the CCOM. To apply for this supplement, graduate students with mentors in the CCOM should send a cover letter, a letter of support from their mentor and a copy of the fellowship award letter to Angie Robertson, Research Administrator in the CCOM, 200 CMAB, 353-3619.