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Financial Support

Financial support, including full tuition, health insurance, student fees, and an annual stipend, is provided for qualified applicants who are admitted into the QCB Program.

The current stipend rate for Ph.D. students in 2022 is $34,000. First year students will receive a first-day bonus of $2000 to be used for upfront costs associated with relocating to Nashville.  International students accepted into the program are also eligible for this funding.  University Tuition Scholarships are service-free awards that pay all or part of tuition costs. The following graduate awards are normally supplemented by a full University Tuition Scholarship, which usually includes student health insurance coverage: University Fellowships, Graduate Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Research Assistantships, Traineeships, and Teacher Training Awards.