Washington State University, based in, PhD in Neuroscience. The PhD in Neuroscience is a research-intensive program to train students for independent research careers in higher education, industry, and government agencies. Ph.D. students in good standing are supported by a competitive annual stipend, health insurance, and tuition waivers. Stipends come with expectations of assisting in research or teaching. Scholarships are available through the WSU Graduate School and the College of Veterinary Medicine.