You must first be accepted to attend UMass Amherst through the Graduate School admission process—information is at www.umass.edu/gradschool.
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status, and doctoral major in one of the following Umass departments: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Physics or Polymer Science & Engineering.
IGERT Fellows are chosen from those who have completed their first year of graduate study.
Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. UMass Amherst and the IGERT Program in Nanotechnology Innovation are firmly committed to a diverse student population.