Program Information and
Although not a program requirement, you are strongly encouraged to be in direct contact with any IBS faculty members with whom you wish to work.
- Only completed applications are posted for IBS faculty to review.
- The availability of IBS faculty members accepting new graduate students varies in any given year.
- Faculty names, areas of research, and contact information can be found here.
Both teaching and research assistantships are available through affiliated departments; for 2015, the base salary for a 9-month, 50% appointment was $14,890.00 ($19.09/hr) for Masters students and $17,425.00 ($22.34/hr) for Doctoral students. Graduate students holding an assistantship are eligible for health/dental benefits and tuition waivers of up to 14 credits per semester.
Summer support may also be provided by research assistantships available through individual faculty members and/or the IBS Program. In addition, some 12 month research assistantships are available.
To view the Handbook for Graduate Teaching Assistants -CLICK HERE
To view the Graduate Assistant Employment Policy - CLICK HERE
An important part of the application process involves talking to faculty and students in the program — please feel free to contact them with questions and/or to arrange a potential campus visit.
Although not a program requirement, you are strongly encouraged to be in direct contact with any IBS faculty members with whom you wish to work. The availability of IBS faculty members accepting new graduate students varies in any given year.
Additional travel grant funding is available for enrolled graduate students. CLICK HERE for additional information.