Scholarship Opportunities:
MS in Biotechnology and MS in Bioinformatics

This is your opportunity to earn a graduate degree and take your career to the next level. Northeastern University is offering scholarship opportunities towards a graduate degree in biotechnology or bioinformatics.  This scholarship is currently offered to domestic students only.

To be eligible, the following student requirements must be met:

1 – Students must apply for either MS in Biotechnology or MS in Bioinformatics.
2 – Complete a virtual interview with faculty.
3- Apply by December 15. See application requirements here.
4 – Scholarships are available for new student applications only.*
5 – Students must attend our San Francisco campus.

The Northeastern Network

By enrolling in Northeastern, you gain access to a network of more than 255,000 alumni and 3,350+ employer partners, including Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and global nongovernmental organizations. Our current students and faculty across strategically located regional campuses further foster that lifelong global community of learning and mentoring.

Career Outlook


Students in the MS in Biotechnology and MS in Bioinformatics programs gain real-world knowledge, awareness, perspective, and confidence during a graduate co-op in industry or academia. As the recognized leader in experiential learning and a trusted source of high-caliber students, Northeastern boasts a network of more than 3,000 public and private sector co-op locations on seven continents. Recent biotechnology and bioinformatics co-op placements have included Biogen, EMD Serono/Millipore, Harvard Medical School, Medimmune, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, New England Biolabs, Regeneron, Novartis, Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Millenium, and Genzyme, among others.

Experiential Learning

As leaders in experiential learning, our integration of academics and professional practice provides students with numerous opportunities to collaborate with leading faculty on research projects aimed at solving global challenges in biotechnology and bioinformatics. By combining the outstanding academics, real-world experience, and interdisciplinary opportunities of a world-class research university, the College of Science provides students with the best foundation to achieve their goals, in graduate school and in the professional world.

Learn More

*New applications only.  Existing student applications include applications already submitted directly through Northeastern University or applications that are through an educational consultant/agency.

For more information about the scholarship, you may contact Alanta Hider at a.hider@northeastern.edu.

See application requirements here.