Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT)

This program is intended to catalyze a cultural change in graduate education by establishing innovative new models for graduate education and training in a fertile environment for collaborative research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries.

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Description

The program is intended to catalyze a cultural change in graduate education, for students, faculty and institutions, by establishing innovative new models for graduate education and training in a fertile environment for collaborative research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries. It is also intended to facilitate diversity in student participation and preparation, and to contribute to a world-class, broadly inclusive, and globally engaged science and engineering workforce.

Eligibility

For IGERT Traineeship proposals:  U.S. academic institutions in the United States, its territories or possessions that grant the Ph.D. degree in the sciences and engineering may submit proposals. Projects may involve more than one institution, but a single institution must accept overall management responsibility. Non-Ph.D. granting institutions, nonacademic, and international organizations may serve as collaborating organizations. For  IGERT Resource Center proposals:  Only institutions located in the U.S are eligible to apply.  All organizations with an educational mission are eligible.

How to Apply

Full Proposals may be submitted via FastLane: NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide, Part I: Grant Proposal Guide (GPG) Guidelines apply.

Or via Grants.gov: NSF Grants.gov Application Guide: A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov. Guidelines apply.