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 competitive stipend, 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.