Financial Support Information (2014-2015)
The following information regarding loans, assistantships, fellowships, and traineeships describes opportunities available at the UNMC. Consideration for the assistantships, etc. shall not be denied to any person because of age, sex, race, color, disability, national origin, or religious beliefs.
A limited number of scholarships are available to UNMC graduate students. Graduate students may also apply for Federal Stafford Loans. The Federal Stafford Loan is a need-based loan which considers other available resources. Students who do not qualify for loans based on need may borrow from the Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan (FUSL) or the GradPlus loan, loans are interest bearing. Foreign students are not eligible for any of the above resources. For additional information, contact the Financial Aid Office, Student Life Center, UNMC, 984265 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-4265, phone: (402) 559-4199
Inquiries should be directed to the department(s)/program(s) to which you have applied.
Graduate Studies Research Assistantships & Fellowships
Applicants for Assistantships/Fellowships must be full-time students enrolled in a Ph.D.-granting program at UNMC. The applicant must have selected his/her permanent major advisor. Ph.D. applicants must have completed at least 12 months as a full-time degree-seeking Ph.D. student at the time of application. Students must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or better. M.D./Ph.D. students must have been enrolled as a full-time Ph.D. student for at least one complete semester (excluding summer terms) at the time of application. Students will not be considered for funding beyond their fifth year of study.
If a student receives an Assistantship/Fellowship, they will be funded for two years.
Letter Of Intent – Deadline: December 31, 2013
The Graduate Studies Office is now accepting Letters of Intent for the 2014-2015 Assistantship/Fellowship Competition.
Assistantship/Fellowship Application – Deadline: February 14, 2014
Download the 2014-2015 Assistantship/Fellowship Application form
Renewal Application – Deadline: February 14, 2014