Systems Biology of Cells in Engineered Environments

An NSF IGERT Program at the University of Delaware


Potential SBE2 Scholars must first apply and be admitted to a Ph.D. degree program in one of the participating departments. In the Fall, SBE2 faculty will be able to nominate one student (first year or second year) to be considered as an IGERT Scholar. Most of the available IGERT Scholar positions require students to be US Citizens or permanent residents; however, exceptional students that are not US Citizens or permanent residents may be designated an IGERT Scholar.

A complete nomination package will include:

  1. A copy of the departmental PhD application, including letters of recommendations, GRE scores, transcript/GPA, and personal statement.
  2. A short support statement by the nominating faculty member (less than one page)
  3. A statement (less than one page) from the student about why they should be considered for an IGERT Fellowship. The student statement should include a forecast of their career track, identify several potential SB and EE rotation advisors, and explain how they feel the SBE2 IGERT program will significantly impact their career path beyond acquiring a PhD in their home department.

Send application to:
Catherine Stoner, IGERT Program Coordinator
15 Innovation Way
Newark, DE 19713
Phone: (302) 831-0220

Next Nomination Deadline: December 15, 2016

Applications will be considered by the relevant committee and awards will be made by the end of January at the latest. Support begins at the start of the Spring semester and continues for two years.

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