Graduate students in the BCMB programs are typically supported through a combination of teaching and research assistantships. Graduate teaching assistantships (GTAs) and graduate research assistantships (GRAs) are service-related appointments that require teaching or research, respectively. Through an assistantship, you will receive a stipend, resident (Michigan) tuition rates, a tuition waiver, travel accident insurance, and special library privileges. During the application process, you will work with your faculty sponsor to develop a funding plan that outlines how you will be supported for each semester of the program.