InSET Graduate Fellowships

There are several opportunities for graduate fellowships at the Institute for Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology, including interdisciplinary fellowships and Distinguished Graduate Fellowships between Northern Illinois University and Argonne National Laboratory (for a brochure click here). NanoScience Fellowships can be done in several departments (for admission policies at, e.g. Physics, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, see their web sites).

To apply for a NanoScience Fellowship, please submit:

  • A completed application form 
  • A resume 
  • All relevant transcripts of grades and GRE scores 
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A summary of proposed research (for internal applicants)

Applications should be forwarded by the applicant's advisor to the Chair of the Fellowship Committee, Tao Xu: (electronic applications are preferred) or Tao Xu, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb IL 60115.