For those interested in applying to the Drexel-Penn IGERT, the following guidelines should help you through the process. We recommend that you contact a potential advisor (or advisors) before applying--please visit our Faculty page for ideas. If you have any questions or would like to be in touch with a current IGERT student, please contact IGERT program coordinator Danielle Tadros.
TO APPLY: Applicants should submit a standard graduate application to a participating department at either Drexel University Graduate Admissions or University of Pennsylvania Graduate Admissions. In addition, applicants must complete an IGERT Application Form and send their application materials to Danielle Tadros.
DEADLINES: Drexel Applicants: Applications for Fall 2011 are due February 28, 2011 by 5 PM. Penn Applicants: Applications for Fall 2011 are due March 18, 2011. It is recommended that interested students contact us about their interest in advance of the application deadlines.
ELIGIBILITY: IGERT Fellows must be accepted into a participating Ph.D. program at either Drexel University or the University of Pennsylvania. Please note: stipend support from the IGERT funded program is available only to U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents, although the universities may offer non-U.S. citizens other means of support to participate.
LEVELS OF SUPPORT:
IGERT fellows receive tuition remission plus a stipend of $30,000 for the first year. Felllows may be eligible for additional support beyond the first year.