Financial Support
Students are admitted with Teaching Assistantships or Research Assistantships. The NIST/CHPH Fellowship is awarded to outstanding applicants. The Graduate Partnerships Program (GPP) Fellowships require a separate application. See the GPP web site.

Click here for more information about the National Institutes for Health GPP Application.

Academic Year Teaching Assistantships
Physics - $17,815
Chemistry-Biochemistry - $19,846

Twelve Month Research Assistantships
Physics - $23,185
Chemistry-Biochemistry - $22,779

NIST/CHPH Joint Fellowships - $14,000/year for five years plus $5,000 supplement
NIH Graduate Partnerships Program Fellowship, Administered by NIH
Dean's Supplemental Fellowship - $4000 to $5000
Alexander Family Supplemental Fellowship - $4000 to $5000

Graduate School Awards
Flagship Fellowship - $40,000
Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship - $5,000
Ann G. Wyle Dissertation Fellowship - $10,000 for one semester plus $800 health insurance supplement
Jacob K. Goldhaber Travel Grant - $250, $400, $600
Mabel S. Spencer Award of Excellence in Graduate Education - $15,000
James W. Longest Memorial Award for Social Science Research - $2,000
Michael J. Pelczar Award for Excellence in Graduate Study - $1,000
Phi Delta Gamma Graduate Fellowship - $1,000
Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) - for additional information, please visit their website:

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