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Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program

program benefits

A hallmark of the Meyerhoff Graduate Fellows Program is the student-centric, friendly environment and comprehensive support offered by program faculty and staff. The program provides its Ph.D. students with a wealth of benefits from an academic, professional, and quality of life perspective, including

  • 12-month stipends beginning at $26,000
  • Tuition remission
  • Health benefits, including an optional dental discount available for a nominal monthly fee
  • Summer Bridge research program
  • Monthly research meetings and discussions with fellow students
  • Public speaking and presentation skills development
  • Travel funds to national conferences
  • Annual Research Symposium
  • Community building and mentoring outreach opportunities
  • Interaction with a diverse campus community

The Meyerhoff Fellowship was an unexpected blessing. It is the reason why I began my doctoral work at UMBC."

Malachi Tatum, Physics

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