How to Apply for Admission to the Earth's Subsurface Biosphere IGERT Program:

Students can apply to the Ph.D. program at Portland State University or Oregon State University:


TO APPLY TO PSU:

Students applying to Portland State University must apply to the University as well as to their department of interest. In both cases, you must indicate your interest in the IGERT program in your Statement of Interest letters.

If you would like to apply through the Department of Geology, follow the link to the Department of Geology and then click on "Programs and Admissions" link. For information about the application process, contact Ken Cruikshank, CruikshankK@pdx.edu

If you would like to apply through the Department of Biology, follow the link to the Department of Biology and then click on "Graduate Study" link. For information about the application process, contact Dr. Debbie Duffield, duffieldd@pdx.edu

If you would like to apply through the Department of Environmental Science and Resources, follow this link: www.esr.pdx.edu

 

 


TO APPLY TO OSU:

Students applying to Oregon State University should follow the link to the Graduate School or jump directly to the Graduate Student Admission page.

Applications are sent directly through the Admissions office rather than to colleges or departments. However, some colleges and departments require additional documentation from their applicants. Be sure to check with a faculty member or click on the email links below to see if there are additional requirements.

OSU Graduate School applications (for US citizens):

Colleges at OSU that are part of the IGERT program are:

If you are filling out the paper version of the application, please write the word "IGERT" to the right of line 1. on the Application for Graduate Admissions Form for OSU. If you are applying on-line, use the drop down box on Planned Course of Study to choose which PhD program you are requesting, i.e. Oceanography (PhD) and then in the MAIS section where it states 'list the three fields of study' please key in IGERT.

In your application, be sure to mention your interest in the IGERT program in your Statement of Interest and indicate the College and/or Department in which you would like to work. You can also email your IGERT Statement of Interest to jcope@coas.oregonstate.edu.

Please feel free to contact the IGERT faculty involved in the program. You will need to have a committed IGERT advisor before you can be accepted into the program.

NOTE: After submitting your application, please contact us at the IGERT office if you have not heard from us in what you consider to be a reasonable amount of time. You can reach Julie Cope, IGERT Assistant Director, in the IGERT Office at Oregon State University at 541-737-9316 or at julie.cope@oregonstate.edu

Messages will be returned promptly.