All applicants accepted into one of the themes in the Graduate Biomedical Sciences PhD Program will receive a yearly stipend. This includes international students. Currently, the stipend is $29,000/year and is distributed in monthly installments via direct deposit into the student's bank account

All students in GBS receive assistance with tuition, tuition fees, and student health insurance. Our students are full-time, and all full-time graduate students are required to have health insurance coverage.


The University of Alabama at Birmingham encourages application from and gives full consideration to all candidates for admission and financial aid without respect to age, sex, sexual orientation, race, disability unrelated to program performance, color, religion or national origin.