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Graduate Students

PhD Students:   The program provides students with a salary support of $25,000 per year, for a total of five years (including any RISE funding for a M.S. degree).  In addition, the program provides the following:

  1. Full Tuition (in-state only)
  2. Travel funds of $1,500/year to attend a domestic scientific meeting
  3. Research supplies allowance of $1,500/year

M.S. Students:  Receive a salary support of $15,000 per year, for a total of two years, plus the following benefits:

  1. Full Tuition (in-state only)
  2. Travel funds of $1,500/year to attend a domestic scientific meeting
  3. Research supplies allowance of $1,500/year

 

Health Insurance:  Students are eligible for Health Insurance benefits through the Research Foundation of CUNY. 

 

Professional Development: Training sessions in responsible conduct of research, scientific  writing, presentation skills, public speaking, and career advising.

Students also have an opportunity to meet other students in the program at social, academic, and program events.

 

Program Requirements:  Please see pdf available here.