• The Home of OGPS

    The Home of OGPS

    Learn more about who makes up the Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies on our Contacts page, and come find us in Arnold Lab.

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    Karen Kelsky comes to Brown

    OGPS recently co-hosted a talk by Karen Kelsky, whose popular blog The Professor Is In helps guide PhDs to careers in academia. To be among the first to hear about great events like it, see the Contacts page for information on our Weekly Update e-newsletter.

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    Funding Opportunities

    Looking for a fellowship? Be sure to visit our Funding Opportunities page for resources, listings of external opportunities, and more.

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  • Discover the Events Hosted by OGPS!

    Discover the Events Hosted by OGPS!

    OGPS hosts professional development and social events throughout the year. Find out what's coming up next on our Events page and mark your calendar!

Welcome to the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Our Mission

The mission of our office is to provide an outstanding training environment that fosters learning and development for our biomedical scholars. Our office succeeds in this mission through the coordination and management of graduate student admissions and postdoctoral scholar appointments; by providing opportunities for professional and career development and networking; by disseminating fellowship, funding and career opportunities; administering the Responsible Conduct in Research course; promoting diversity with our departments and programs; managing scholar outcomes data; assisting in training grant submissions; and serving as a mediator in cases of misconduct, grievance, and trainee concerns.

Learn more about the staff who strive to accomplish this mission every day on our Contacts page.

Popular Destinations

Where should I look if I am interested in...

Admissions Information for Prospective Graduate Students

Our prospective students page, recruitment brochure, and the Graduate School's website

Listings of Funding Opportunities

Listings for graduate student & postdoc grants & fellowships

Help Writing a Grant/Fellowship Application

Check out our resources for writing applications.

Help and Support During my Time at Brown

Contact Dean Harrington or the other staff in OGPS, or visit the Graduate School's Living & Resources page (relevant to postdocs too!)

Open Postdoc Positions at Brown

See here

Help Preparing for the Job Market

Visit our Career Resources page for postdoc openings and online resources and other places to look for career planning information, as well as our Events page for upcoming career development workshops

The Responsible Conduct of Research Course Offered by OGPS

See here

Policies that Affect Me

Policies differ for graduate students and postdocs, but the IDP requirement applies to everyone

Upcoming Events at Brown & Beyond

View our Events page, or read the Weekly Update on Fridays (sign up to receive it here)!

Recent Editions of the Weekly Update

February 9, 2018 - News & Events Edition
February 2, 2018 - Funding Edition
January 26, 2018 - Events Edition
January 19, 2018 - Funding Edition
January 12, 2018 - Events Edition
January 5, 2018 - Funding Edition
December 15, 2017 - Events Edition
December 08, 2017 - Funding Edition