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IGERT - Application

“The good investigator of any era is equipped with intelligence, curiosity, discipline, and the urgent desire to find the answers to difficult questions– traditional qualities with a timeless value.”
—Rita Colwell, NSF Director

Eligibility: Eligible candidates must be US citizens or permanent residents who are currently enrolled in the Ph.D. programs in chemistry, physics, and engineering at the University of Oregon, Oregon State University or Portland State University, who are actively working on their dissertation research, and who have received fewer than three years of previous IGERT support. At UO, applicants from Chemistry must have advanced to candidacy. Physics applicants must have passed their Ph.D. qualifiers. At OSU, applicants must be admitted to candidacy, i.e., the Ph.D. qualifying exam must have been passed. For further requirements, please download the application form.

For students interested in pursuing their PhD in Chemistry or Physics at the University of Oregon. Please obtain application details from the Chemistry Department and the Physics Department web pages. On the graduate school application, indicate your interest in Materials Science to be considered for the initial summer courses research rotation.

Summary of IGERT Research Themes (pdf)

Click to download the 2010/2011 IGERT fellowship application materials (pdf)
(Please fill out using Adobe Acrobat. Hand written forms will not be reviewed.)

Applications for the IGERT are due by 4pm on Thursday, April 1, 2010.

For more information on the program contact:

Anae Rosenberg
Materials Science Institute
phone (541) 346-4762