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Funding Opportunities

Biology Graduate Students in the PhD and thesis MS programs receive full financial support in the form of Scholarships, Fellowships, Research Assistantships, or Teaching Assistantships.  The support covers tuition, year-round graduate student health insurance and provides a stipend to cover the cost of living in Lexington.  The stipend is $28,520.  Outstanding applicants will be nominated for University and Graduate School fellowships (see UK Fellowships and other External Fellowships). Additional funds for student travel and reserach are also available on a competitive basis from Department and the University.