General Program Financial Support

All admitted QCB students receive full financial support for the duration of their Ph.D., including tuition, a competitive stipend, and health benefits. The support is made possible through a combination of funds from Princeton University, federal grants, external fellowships, and teaching funds.


Students are encouraged to apply for external fellowships, such as the NSF, for which they are eligible.

What fellowship should I apply for?

Here is a listing of specific fellowship opportunities for students in the sciences. Please discuss these opportunities with your advisor for assistance in selecting the appropriate fellowship for you.

Who do I contact for advice on which fellowships I should apply for?

Your dissertation advisor.  If you are a first-year and have not yet identified a lab, please speak with your rotation advisor and/or your Director of Graduate Studies. 

Who do I contact for administrative assistance?

Marlen Ayodele, Sr Grants and Business Manager for the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics.