Financial support is available from a variety of sources including fellowships, training grants, teaching assistantships, research assistantships, scholarships, and loans.

The administrative contact depends on the type of support and degree program a student is enrolled in:

MIT based PhD students

  • coordinate all graduate support with laurie [at] mit.edu (Laurie Ward)

HST Harvard based PhD

  • students coordinate with their respective home department

MD students

  • Loans & Financial aid – contact HMS Financial Aid
  • Research Assistantship (RA) or Teaching Assistantship (TA) – contact laurie [at] mit.edu (Laurie Ward)
  • MD-PhD funding – HMS MD-PhD Office

For additional details regarding the financial assistance, please contact laurie [at] mit.edu (Laurie Ward) in the HST Academic Office, E25-518.