Finance FAQs

Find out more about the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program financial support for students.

What is the funding package for MD-PhD students?

All MD-PhD students receive a stipend (currently $37,450-42,230 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. Please see the WCM Housing website for more details regarding student housing.

Are international students and U.S. permanent residents eligible to receive funding?

Yes. All admitted MD-PhD students receive the same funding.

Can a spouse or dependent be added to the health insurance?

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.