Georgetown University, based in Washington, DC offers a fully funded PhD in Neuroscience. Research areas include glial activation, neuron signaling, dendritic spine plasticity, mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury, systems of face recognition, word reading, and interpretation of sounds. Incoming Ph.D. students at Biomedical Graduate Education (BGE) can receive merit-based aid through fellowship & assistantship awards. The awards cover tuition, stipend, student health insurance, and mandatory fees. Conditions of this award include continued satisfactory academic progress towards the graduate degree and full-time enrollment in the Ph.D. program.