Molecular and Cellular Biology, Ph.D. | Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS) | Michigan City, United States
60 months
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About

The Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS) is a research-intensive, interdisciplinary program that prepares students for successful careers as independent investigators.

Overview

Students in the Molecular and Cellular Biology program at Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS) receive in-depth training in the latest techniques across fields and disease areas, including epigenetics, genetics, cancer, neuroscience, metabolism, immunology, structural biology, bone biology and more.

Key Features 

  • The Graduate School uses an innovative, problem-based learning approach that trains students to conduct high-caliber, rigorous science and to translate basic biological findings into clinical applications, blending discovery with invention and insight with application. 
  • Students also undergo extensive professional development in areas such as leadership, ethics, responsible and effective conduct of research, public speaking, and grant and technical writing.
  • By the end of their time at the Graduate School, students are prepared to tackle science’s most pressing questions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Strategic Approaches to Biomedical Research
  • Historical Perspectives in Molecular Biology
  • Laboratory Rotation
  • Experimental Design and Biostatistics
  • Experimental Skills
  • Scientific Communication
  • Responsible and Effective Conduct of Research
  • Data Analysis and Bioinformatics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

80 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science (B.A. or B.S.) degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university prior to enrollment 
  • Research experience 
  • Overall academic excellence
  • TOEFL score
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty members 
  • High competence in skills important to a career in scientific research
  • A deep passion for understanding the mysteries of life and disease as well as a commitment to the improvement of health.
  • Good character

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD per year during 60 months.
  • Tuition is waived for Graduate School students since they are fully supported by fellowships.
  • individual courses: $825 per credit hour

Living costs for Michigan City

978 - 1583 USD /month
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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Available Scholarships

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40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Graduate Education Scholarships (Both Directions)
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
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Unicreds
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
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Aga Khan Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
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SHAPE America
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Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
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Zuckerman Scholars
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
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Zuckerman Scholars
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Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
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Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
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ACES Education Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
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Diasporans 
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
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U.S. government
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Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
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Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
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SETC
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
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CouponBirds
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
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Support Creativity
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Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
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Zolve
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Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
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Mozida Foundation
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Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
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The Ramsay Centre
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
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iVisa
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Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
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IELTS from 6 to 9
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Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
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IvyPanda
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
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AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
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