IGERT is the National Science Foundation's flagship interdisciplinary training program, educating U.S. Ph.D. scientists and engineers by building on the foundations of their disciplinary knowledge with interdisciplinary training.
Collaborative research that transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries and requires teamwork provides students with the tools to become leaders in the science and engineering of the future. Diversity among the students contributes to their preparation to solve large and complex research problems of significant scientific and societal importance at the national and international level. IGERT students obtain the personal and professional skills to succeed in the careers of the 21st century. Since 1998 the IGERT program has made 278 awards and has provided funding for approximately 6,500 graduate students.
Learn MoreVisit Find an IGERT to learn more about the individual IGERT programs. Browse the Showcase Highlights, IGERT Stories, and Achievements for a window into their innovative work and accomplishments. The IGERT Stories include video narratives, field notes, news clippings, informal reports, and blogs provided by many of these programs.
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