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Financial Support

Postdoctoral trainees are supported either by a NIH T32 training grant or departmental funds. Annual compensation follows the NIH stipend schedule plus a supplement of $1,500 annually. The NIH schedule is based on years of applicable experience post DVM graduation. Medical insurance is provided for trainees at no cost or minimal cost. Travel funds are available to attend scientific meetings when warranted. The tuition cost for individual courses is covered; tuition costs for degree seeking candidates must be obtained from other sources.

The 2016 NIH stipend schedule is as follows:

The current NIH stipend schedule is as follows:

Career Level Years of experience Stipend for
FY 2016
Postdoctoral 0 $47,484
  1 $47,844
  2 $48,216
  3 $50,316
  4 $52,140
  5 $54,228
  6 $56,400
  7 or more $58,560




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