• Financial Aid 

    Students admitted to the Ph.D. program in the Department of Microbiology are awarded a stipend in addition to full payment of their tuition and mandatory fees. The annual stipend amount for 2016-2017 is $27,000.

    Estimated Costs from the Graduate & Professional Admissions web site

    Supplement for External Fellowship Program

    The Supplement for External Fellowship (SEF) Program is intended for PhD students who obtain individual, competitive extramural fellowships of $10,000 or more are eligible to receive a supplement to their stipend of $2,000 per year.

    The SEF is provided for the lifetime of the fellowship award or until the graduate appointment is terminated, whichever comes first.


    • Thesis mentor must hold a primary appointment in the Carver College of Medicine.
    • Full-time PhD students in Basic Science Departments | Free Radical & Radiation Biology Program | Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs in Genetics, Immunology, Molecular & Cellular Biology, Neuroscience | Medical Scientist Training Program | Biomedical Science Program

    * Postdoctoral Research Fellows and Postdoctoral Research Scholars are not eligible     

    Application Procedures

    Please send to biomedgrad-postdoc@uiowa.edu

    • Copy of the award letter
    • Name of the mentor
    • Name of the graduate training program

    Please allow 10 business days after materials are received for a decision.


    Supplement for External Fellowships Program
    Carver College of Medicine Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
    357 Medical Research Center
    Phone: 319-335-8306
    Email: biomedgrad-postdoc@uiowa.edu