|The minimum stipend
for matriculating Biological Sciences Ph.D. students is $20,800,
but three competitive programs provide additional support
to exceptional applicants. Please see details listed below.
UMBC’s Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
is also a valuable resource for graduate students looking
to explore available options for financial aid and support.
We encourage you to visit the departmental website to learn
UMBC now has three active programs funded by the Graduate
Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN). The Biological
Sciences program supports at least four students with
a maximum stipend for GAANN fellows of $30,000, based on
of Financial Aid & Scholarships
UMBC's GAANN Program
Interface (CBI) program supports students bridging the
interface between the two disciplines; beginning Biology
students receive at least $23,800 stipends from the CBI program.
The CBI Program
Graduate Program promotes cultural diversity
in graduate studies in several programs. The training program
provides special training opportunities and a stipend of
$21,000 per year.