The Pennsylvania State University (PennState) based in State College, PA offers a fully funded PhD in Chemistry. The Ph.D. program in Chemistry provides students with a broad background in chemistry and intensive research experience culminating in the preparation of a formal thesis. Graduate assistantships are available to students in this program. The most common form of graduate support, teaching, and research assistantships include a stipend, tuition remission, and a subsidy for medical insurance. The department policy limits financial support from department funds to the first five years of graduate study of a Ph.D. candidate.