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General Information

  • Students who are admitted are eligible to receive a full package of tuition support and stipend for up to five years of full-time study.
  • Students are highly encouraged to apply for extramural and intramural funding.
  • The program will also provide year-round student health insurance.

Tuition

  • Domestic and international graduate students receive full remission of instructional, general, and campus life fees for each academic year for up to five years of study

Stipend

  • The 12-month stipend in the Systems Biology and Physiology Program for academic year 2017–18 is $30,000. (This compares favorably with the NIH predoctoral stipend set at $23,844 in FY2017.) Students are encouraged to seek additional fellowships and will receive supplemental stipend amounts equal to 15 percent of the external funding that directly supports the stipend, with a maximum of $2,000/year, if successful.

Travel

  • Financial support is available to travel to scientific meetings
  • Graduate school governance association (up to $400)
  • The Kline endowment provides travel support for conferences and workshops (up to $500 per academic year)
  • Additional funds may be available through individual fellowships

Limitations

  • Students in good standing receive tuition, health insurance and stipend for up to five years of full-time study or until they accumulate a minimum of 90 graduate credit hours. After these limitations are reached, continued support is at the discretion of the student’s research advisor and dissertation committee

Contact Us

Systems Biology and Physiology
Graduate Program

Medical Sciences Building Room 4259A
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670576
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0576

Mail Location: 0576
Phone: 513-558-3102
FAX: 513-558-5738
Email: jeannie.cummins@uc.edu