Most BIG students are placed on a training grant for their first two years, which encompasses tuition as well as a stipend. However, students are also encouraged to apply for external federal and private fellowships. Note: a student cannot keep stipends from both the training grant and external federal and private fellowships.


A more complete listing of fellowships is here: https://www.hms.harvard.edu/dms/resources/fellowships.html

But here are the major fellowships for DMS students:

For more information about Harvard resources for fellowship applications, contact:

  • Alex Shimada-Brand, M.A.
    Financial Administrator
    DMS PhD Programs
    Harvard Medical School
    Phone: (617) 432-2087




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