Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

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Veterinarian Scientists


Current information regarding benefits can be obtained by contacting:

Arla Hourigan
Graduate Program Manager
S3-016 Schurman Hall
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

email aj96@cornell.edu

Program Benefits

Trainees enrolled as "Program scholars" receive full tuition (present value, $20,800), a stipend of $39,264 to $54,180 (for FY 2012; depending on years of relevant experience), health benefits, a travel allowance, and a training-related allowance. The dollar value of the benefits varies from year to year. Current information regarding benefits can be obtained by contacting:

Inquiring parties should be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Citizenship (including dual citizenship) or current visa status
  • Undergraduate and veterinary college graduation dates
  • Cumulative grade point average and class rank if known
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
  • Work experience since graduation with the DVM degree or its equivalent
  • Information about current health insurance and spouse or partner dependendents