Duke University, based in Durham, North Carolina offers a fully funded PhD in Biology. Duke Biology offers diverse training opportunities for students seeking a Ph.D. degree in biological sciences. The program is highly flexible, allowing students to design the path that best fits their professional needs. The Biology department, in conjunction with The Graduate School and external funding entities, will support the students at or above the standard departmental stipend level and cover the tuition and fees for six years as long as they are considered to be making progress toward their degree. A stipend of $25,245 (9 months) and an additional summer fellowship are provided.