About Fully Funded PhD in Cognition and Neuroscience
The PhD program in Cognition and Neuroscience offers advanced study and research training for students seeking to become leading scientists and scholars in the field.
Research in the program encompasses all aspects of cognition and neuroscience, including studies of perception, memory, stress, reasoning, pain, addiction, decision-making, neurodegeneration, neuroplasticity and neuro-engineering.
The Cognition and Neuroscience PhD program offers a distinctive blend of research initiatives and doctoral study in the neural processes underlying sensation, perception, memory, learning, language and executive function throughout the lifespan.
Fully Funded Financial Support
Financial support of full-time doctoral students in cognition and neuroscience is awarded through teaching or research assistantship stipends, as well as tuition scholarships. Admitted students are automatically eligible for these sources of financial support.
PhD Application Requirements
Admission to the Cognition and Neuroscience program is based on a review of the applicant’s transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, and narrative description of research interests and career goals.
In addition to academic requirements, the admissions committee weighs heavily the match between the applicant’s research interests and the research areas available to students in the school.
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Applications for admission are due December 1, 2023. Students are accepted for the Fall semester only.