2012 Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT)



2012 NSF IGERT Internal Competition:

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research announces an internal competition for faculty interested in participating in the 2012 National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Trainees competition. Only one proposal per institution is allowed.

Internal deadline March 15, 2012:  Using our online grant competitions tool, interested parties should submit the following: 1) a 2-3-page letter of intent; and 2) a draft budget.  Please paste the following link in your web browser to access the competitions site.


Synopsis of the NSF IGERT Program:

The Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program has been developed to meet the challenges of educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers with interdisciplinary backgrounds, deep knowledge in chosen disciplines, and technical, professional, and personal skills. The program is intended to establish 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.

Building upon the IGERT platform, the purpose of this IGERT solicitation is to support new models in graduate education in which students are engaged in an environment that supports innovation to learn through hands-on experience how their own research may contribute in new ways to benefit society and to learn the processes for the successful implementation of such contributions.  

 Details for IGERT deadlines and requirements can be found at:


Submission information
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Proposal Title & Contact Information
  • Contact Title:
  • First Name:
  • Last Name:
  • E-mail Address:
  • Phone Number:
  • College/School:
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Letter of Intent

Please upload a 2-3 page letter of intent in pdf format.

Browse to your file then click "Upload File."
Draft Budget

Please upload a draft of your budget in pdf format.

Browse to your file then click "Upload File."