Q: What is the funding package for MD-PhD students?
A: All MD-PhD students receive a stipend (currently $35,300-$39,815 depending on the year in the Program), a full tuition waiver for every year in the program, up to a $1,500 lab supplement, health and dental insurance, and guaranteed access to on-campus housing. In addition, any student who writes and is awarded his/her own fellowship, may be eligible for a $5,000 stipend supplement (certain restrictions apply). Please see the WCM Housing website for more details regarding student housing.
Q: Are international students and U.S. permanent residents eligible to receive funding?
A: Yes. All admitted MD-PhD students receive the same funding.
Q: Can a spouse or dependent be added to the health insurance?
A: Yes, but students are responsible for paying the difference in cost associated with additional people on the policy. Please see WCM Student Services for more details.