Student Affairs

Financial Aid

All students wishing to apply for financial assistance through UTHealth Northeast must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at:

Information provided on the student’s FAFSA will be used to determine financial need. Students must select the appropriate school code on the FAFSA to avoid delays in the award process: UTHealth Northeast applicants should select School Code: 042439

Additional Programmatic Financial Assistance is also available. The Graduate Program in Biotechnology at UT Health Northeast has a limited number of graduate assistantships for students in the Master’s Program in Biotechnology. Assistantship awards are in the amount of $12,600 per year paid in 24 installments. read more ->

In order to be considered for an assistantship, a student must:

  1. Be pursuing a Master of Science degree in Biotechnology at UT Health Northeast.
  2. Have completed all prerequisite requirements.
  3. Be admitted to the UT Health Northeast or SFASU graduate degree program in Biotechnology (clear or provisional admission as defined in UT Health Northeast Graduate Bulletin, page 6).
  4. Be enrolled at least as a full-time graduate student (9 hours of graduate course work in the fall or spring semesters or be conducting thesis research as their primary activity).
  5. Agree to be a teaching assistant for at least one course, each fall and spring semester.
For second year assistantships, the student also must:
  1. Have satisfactorily completed a minimum of eighteen hours the first year.
  2. Have selected a major advisor at UT Health Northeast.
  3. Have submitted their thesis proposal.
  4. Have submitted an approved degree plan.
  5. Have applied for admission to candidacy.
  6. Be enrolled in Thesis Research and be conducting active thesis research (at least 20 hours per week).

To apply for a Biotechnology Program Graduate Assistantship, please submit an application directly to the program office. Please note that this is a separate application from the FAFSA and is considered independently by a UT Health Northeast Financial Aid Committee.

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