The University of North Carolina Greensboro based in Greensboro, NC offers a fully funded PhD in Nutrition. The Ph.D. is a research degree program designed to prepare students for teaching and research positions in the academic, government, and private sectors. Department faculty have a wide range of research interests related to nutrition and health and the use of diverse methodological approaches. Many full-time graduate students are supported by research assistantships. The standard stipends for the 9-month academic year are approximately $16,150 for 1st-year doctoral students. Merit-based and minority-presence fellowships and scholarships are available during the academic year.