Assistantships, which provide a stipend and may include a full or partial tuition scholarship for the PhD program, also complement your learning experiences by providing the opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge you have gained.
All eligible students are considered for assistantships at the time of admission by the Admissions Committee. Appointments are for one year with the possibility of renewal for additional years.
A limited number of graduate assistantships are available for full-time PhD students. The assistantships are competitive and awarded on the basis of merit. They provide:
Graduate assistants are expected to work 20 hours per week.
Faculty in the Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health and at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center support students who work with them on their funded research projects. Research assistantships provide:
Responsibilities vary depending on the project.