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Fully Funded Ph.D. Programs in Pharmacology

  • By: Scholarships Cafe

Securing funding for a Ph.D. journey can be daunting, but several institutions across the globe offer fully funded Ph.D. programs in Pharmacology. These programs not only cover tuition fees but also provide substantial stipends, healthcare benefits, and more. Here's a rundown of 10 esteemed institutions offering fully funded Ph.D. opportunities in Pharmacology: 

1. Department of Pharmacology, University of Michigan Medical School, United States

Doctoral students receive funding, which includes full tuition, healthcare benefits(link is external), and a stipend.  The first year of funding comes directly from PIBS. Then Pharmacology coordinates funding through graduation from a wide variety of sources.


2. University of Buffalo, United States

As a doctoral candidate, you will receive:

A full-tuition scholarship.

A $31,000 stipend.

Medical/dental insurance.

Broad-based fees scholarship via UB's PhD Excellence Initiative.


3. Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California Los Angeles, United States

Graduate students are supported entirely through research and training grants, which provide an annual stipend that is adjusted yearly as students advance. In addition to the stipend, the department pays full tuition, fees, and health insurance.


4. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto, Canada

Students in the thesis-based http://M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology receive annual stipends during the normal graduate degree program duration.


5. University of Pennsylvania, United States

All PGG students who maintain satisfactory academic progress receive financial support until they complete all Ph.D. requirements.


6. Department of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology, Duke University School of Medicine, United States

Graduate positions in the program are fully funded providing for payment of tuition, fees, and an annual stipend for the first two years. After the first two years, students are supported by the faculty member with whom they are doing their thesis research


7. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Louisville, United States 

Students accepted into the PhD program will be considered for an IPIBS graduate student fellowship. The fellowship pays an annual stipend of $28,000 in addition to payment of student tuition and health insurance. The annual student stipend increases to $30,000 upon achievement of PhD Candidacy.


8. Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota, United States

The standard financial benefit offered to doctoral students includes a yearly stipend of $34,000. A full tuition scholarship is given to all accepted doctoral students.


9. College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, United States

Students receive a $35,000 per year stipend (at minimum), effective September 1, 2023. Tuition and health insurance are fully covered


10. The Peter Coates Postgraduate Scholarship in Ethnopharmacology, University of Sydney, Australia

This scholarship is valued at $30,000 and is tenable for three years.