PhD Funding Opportunities

Financial assistance is provided to all PhD students in the form of YSPH Fellowships, Teaching Fellowships, Traineeships, and Research Assistantships. All admitted PhD students are guaranteed four years of 12-month stipend and tuition support. In addition to grants and fellowships for tuition and living costs, students receive a Health Award, which covers the full cost of single-student Yale Health Plan Hospitalization/Specialty Coverage.

Some of the sources of funding for PhD students within Public Health are:


Associate professor Andrew DeWan and doctoral student Yasmmyn Salinas isolate DNA from saliva samples collected from subjects recruited as part of the FAstGen study which is attempting to identify rare genetic variants segregating with asthma within families.