Employment Opportunities and Financial Aid
The University participates in the Federal Direct Stafford/Ford Program. Graduate students receive their Direct loans through this program, which has the same loan limits, interest rates, and fees as the Federal Stafford Loan Program. Work-study and other finacial aid opportunities are available through the financial aid office in Graduate Medical Sciences.
For the current academic year 12-13 tuition at the Graduate School is $1325 per credit. A total of 38 credit hours are required for the M.S. Therefore the total cost of the BMFS program is approximatley $50, 350. For more information, please contact the Biomedical Forensic Sciences Program at 617-638-1950 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Internal Awards and Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships are available through the Biomedical Forensic Science program. Opportunities as teaching and laboratory assistants in the fields of forensic chemistry, DNA, biology and crime scene investigation and blood stain pattern analysis are available throughout the academic year. These positions are open to BMFS students only. Click here to view the job descriptions.
Additionally, Provost Scholarships may be available to incoming students who have demonstrated outstanding academic conduct in their previous course of study. No application is required for this award.
The BMFS Program and the school of GMS recognizes the importance of sharing the work of graduate students with the broader scientific community. To this end, travel grants for students presenting at conferences are available through Graduate Medical Sciences and the Biomedical Forensic Sciences Program.
Students should speak with their research advisors regarding external scholarships, awards and fellowships.
Currently Available Grants and Awards
ASTM International Graduate Scholarship
Boston University Women’s Guild Scholarships are available to women enrolled in a graduate studies at Boston University.
The George W. Neighbor Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The FSFs (Forensic Science Foundations) Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences Travel Grant, Acorn Research Grant and Jan S. Bashinski Grant.
Other Boston University Employment Opportunities
Boston University and Boston University School of Medicine employ hundreds of full-time and part-time technicians, technologists and assistants. Click here to see current BU and BUSM employment opportunities and BU benefits for full-time employees!