The MDTP is committed to providing a competitive stipend to our students. For 2024-25, the annual stipend will be $36,000.
Prospective students should look at more than the stipend amount. We also provide –
Given this and the superior quality of science on campus, we think it’s impossible to find a better place for graduate training in microbiology anywhere in the country.
Ph.D. students at Madison are supported from a variety of different sources, including assistantships from departmental or research funds, university, national or department fellowships or appointments on the Molecular Biosciences, Biotechnology, or Cell and Molecular Parasitology training grants. Research funding is provided by the Graduate School for the cooperative microbiology graduate recruitment program of the two core departments.
Students are also eligible for various fellowships and training grants.