Graduate students in the Brown University Neuroscience Graduate Program or Brown-NIH Graduate Partnership Program have full financial support while their research and academic studies progress satisfactorily. This support includes a stipend ($27,500/year), tuition, health insurance, and health service fee.
Neuroscience Graduate Program Students receive 1.5 years of support from the Division of Biology and Medicine. Additional support comes from the following:
- External predoctoral fellowships NIH, NSF, private foundations such as The Epilepsy Foundation, The American Heart Association.
- Internal predoctoral fellowships (Sidney E. Frank Foundation, June Rockwell Levy Foundation, Charles Dana Graduate Fellowship, BIBS Graduate Student Awards, Neuroscience Graduate Program).
- Institutional predoctoral training grants (NIH Jointly sponsored Neuroscience Training Grant, NINDS Institutional training grant, and NIH Eye Institute Training Grant).
- Faculty sponsorship (Research grants: NIH, NSF, private foundations).
Brown-NIH students are supported by the NIH GPP office for the first two semesters, and subsequently by their mentors at NIH.