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Graduate School of Medical Sciences

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Financial Support

Stipends and Tuition

Each Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (WCGS) PhD student receives a generous annual stipend intended to support his/her basic living expenses; the stipend is $37,530 for 2016-2017 academic year. Each student accepted to the PhD degree-granting programs is awarded a full tuition scholarship, which includes all tuition, fees and health insurance.

Medical Insurance

The Graduate School is dedicated to providing the finest medical care to students. All full-time students enrolled in one of the seven PhD degree-granting programs are covered by a comprehensive health plan. Health insurance coverage includes access to the Student Health Service, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital clinics and physician referrals. See Student Services for additional information about Student Health Services.

Computer Network Support

The Graduate School provides each student with e-mail and WebVPN access. Other network and internet support options vary depending on students' needs and housing locations.

Travel Support

A PhD candidate who is the presenting author on a paper related to work the student has undertaken at WCGS is eligible to receive up to $800 annually to support travel and expenses associated with presenting the paper at a scientific conference.

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Weill Cornell Medicine
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
1300 York Ave. Box 65 New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-6565 Fax: (212) 746-5981