Apply for an IGERT Traineeship

Our PhD program in Network Science is funded by the National Science Foundation's IGERT initiative.  Select graduate students are provided with fellowships in the amount of $30k per year, for the first two years of study, plus full remission of graduate student fees and tuition. IGERT trainees are also eligible for other perks, including travel support and funds in support of research projects.  More general information about the IGERT program, and the benefits awarded to trainees, can be found at the IGERT Student Resource Center.  For information specific to our IGERT in Network Science, please review the various training modules being undertaken by our trainees, and the various seminars we host.  

PhD students who are interested in participating in our program and applying for a traineeship will first apply online to one of our 7 home departments: 

Remember to check a box on the online form marking your interest in the IGERT program. Applicants are encouraged to contact faculty members prior to the application process.

Applicants are also required to fill out an IGERT fellowship application, downloadable from this page.

UC Santa Barbara’s Network Science IGERT program is committed to promoting diversity within STEM fields. Women, underrepresented minorities, and individuals from economically and socially disadvantaged backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

Application decisions will be made by February 2017.

Refer to our Frequently Asked Questions document for more information about the program, or please contact us. info@networkscience.igert.ucsb.edu