Akua Sarfo, a student in the MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program at Penn State College of Medicine, is seen in a College laboratory in April 2017. Sarfo is pictured looking at the camera, standing in front of a microscope while wearing a white lab coat. She is surrounded by other laboratory equipment.

MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program

MD/PhD Tuition and Financial Aid

Students accepted into the MD/PhD program receive a financial package that includes stipend and tuition.

Medical insurance is required for all students, with the University paying 80 percent of the cost of medical, dental and vision coverage. See details about student health insurance.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the stipend or other benefits, please contact the MD/PhD Program at 717-531-1188 or mstp@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.