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Biomolecular Sciences

Description

This research intensive Ph.D. program offers students the opportunity to combine studies from traditional areas of science to solve important problems that transcend boundaries between the single disciplines of biology, chemistry, physics, and computer science.

Website

http://biomolecularphd.boisestate.edu

Contact Information

Beth Gee
bgee2@boisestate.edu
(208) 426-2844
Science Building
1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725-1430

Degree Requirements

Doctor of Philosophy in Biomolecular Sciences, Ph.D.

Funding

Program supported graduate assistantships (GAs) are awarded on a competitive basis. Students receiving these awards typically serve as a teaching assistant for two years and as a research assistant for a third year. Faculty research mentors are expected to provide GA support for additional years. Assistantships include a $25,000 annual stipend, plus the cost of tuition and fees, and health insurance.

Admission Requirements

  1. Apply to the Graduate College and satisfy the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate College. International applicants must satisfy the international admissions requirements.
  2. A baccalaureate degree in an appropriate scientific discipline from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions Office. Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.00 on a 4-point system.
  3. Official GRE scores.
  4. Three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
  5. A brief personal statement (no more than two pages) describing your academic and professional background, career goals and three-six faculty members you are most interested in working with.
  6. A scientific writing sample.
  7. A resume listing education training, any awards, publications, poster presentations, grants, etc.
  8. Provisional status may be granted to those otherwise promising applicants who have undergraduate coursework deficiencies.
  9. Application Deadlines

    Fall (priority financial assistance): January 10
    Late Application: May 7
    Spring: August 15