2023-2024 Stipend Increase Frequently Asked Questions
Stipend Rates for Doctoral Students
What is the stipend rate for next academic year?
What is the summer fellowship stipend rate?
What is the stipend rate for Cornell Tech students?
When does the rate increase take effect?
Does the new rate apply to hourly student jobs?
I'm on an external fellowship. Will my supplement be increased to the new rate?
Summer Funding for Doctoral Students
What are work expectations for summer funding?
What does it mean if I'm funded on a fellowship instead of an assistantship for the summer?
Under what specific conditions must summer funding be provided and in what form?
My program does not offer summer fellowships or assistantships. What other sources of summer support can I receive?
What does 'fully funded' mean for the summer term?
Why is the summer fellowship rate lower than the summer assistantship rate?
My graduate field does not guarantee summer funding. Are they required to?
My program expects students to complete at least one internship over the summer. How does that impact my summer funding?
I don't want to accept the summer funding that has been offered to me. Is my program obligated to find something that is a better match for my interests?
I don't think my field or advisor is following Cornell policy for summer funding. Who can help me?
I fund my students on grants but the grant budget is fixed and assumes a lower annual stipend increase of 3%. How can I cover the cost of the higher-than-anticipated stipend next year?
How is the rebate going to work? Does the rebate go to the department or does it go to the P.I. directly?