​Student Financial Support Package

The graduate student stipend for 2017-2018 is $30,000. The appointment is for twelve months and also includes:

  • Full Tuition--$50,650
  • Health Fee for all Student Health Services--$2749
  • Life and Disability Insurance--$32
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance
  • Limited travel funds (Information can be found in the DBBS Student Policies link on the left under Administrative Policy - Other Support)
  • Metro U-Pass

Continued support is guaranteed, provided that progress toward completion of the degree requirements is satisfactory. Faculty should refer to the Mentor Financial Responsibilities page for information regarding student financial support.

PLEASE NOTE: Taxes are not taken out of your student stipend, click here for key issues answered.

Students are encouraged to apply for national competitive fellowships (link at left). Award recipients who are successful in obtaining competitive external funding may be eligible for a merit award. See Grants Management Services (link at left) for more information about the merit award.

DBBS Finance Group

  • Coordinates Executive Council approval of annual stipend level for students and communication to students and faculty of exact levels of financial support for each fiscal year
  • Manages initial payroll appointment and processes student payroll for first 16 months of support for PhD students, in addition to all Medical School years and GR1 level for MSTP students
  • Processes all student reimbursement for approved travel and other expenditures
  • Processes all tuition, resident candidate and student health fees for DBBS students
  • Ensures that all internal and external funds are managed in compliance with institutional and agency regulations
  • Handles all reporting and analysis of historical and projected financial support data for DBBS and University management purposes
  • Manages all aspects of DBBS Training Grant administration and reporting, in addition to providing support for individual student fellowship/award applications and other departmental training grants

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