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Application Process for Nanoengineering Programs through NC A&T

For our Nanoengineering programs, you will apply through NC A&T’s application portal.

Step 1: Apply For Admission To North Carolina A&T State University

The application deadline for the M.S. and Ph.D. is February 1, 2021 for priority consideration, and July 1, 2021 for general admission. International applicants are required to submit by June 1, 2021. Our Nanoengineering admissions follow the NC A&T State University graduate school admissions process. Students will be admitted for the Fall semester only.

Questions about the graduate program should be directed to the Graduate Coordinator  Dr. Ajit Kelkar. or Dr. Nafisa Sirelkhatim at nhsirelk@ncat.edu

Resource: 2019-2020 Nanoengineering Graduate Student Handbook

Step 2: Contact Potential Faculty Advisors

Throughout or even before you begin the application process, it’s recommended you connect with a faculty member who shares your research interests. Read through the faculty profiles on our website to view ongoing projects and current research. Faculty who agree to accept you into their group can guide you throughout the application process.

Requirements

All applicants are expected to have completed an undergraduate degree in a STEM discipline,
and, as a minimum, completed calculus through differential equations.

Prospective graduate students can apply by through NCAT’s Graduate School admissions portal.

You should be ready to submit the following materials with the Graduate School application:

  • $65 application fee.
  • Transcripts from all institutions where coursework was completed.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from professors, employers, or persons well acquainted with the prospective student’s academic and/or performance potential.
  • Personal statement (limit 1000 words): This statement should address why you want to be accepted into the program, as well as detailed research interests and 1–3 potential faculty advisors.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae.
  • GRE score (for Ph.D. applicants only).
  • TOEFL/IELTS (for international applicants).

View Nanoengineering Funding and Financial Aid Opportunities.

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Application Process for Nanoscience Programs through UNC Greensboro

For our Nanoscience programs, you will apply through UNCG’s application portal.

Our Nanoscience admissions follows the UNCG Graduate School admissions process. All application materials should be submitted through the UNCG Graduate School.

Questions about the graduate program should be directed to the Director of Graduate Studies Dr. Dennis LaJeunesse.

Contact Potential Faculty Advisors

Before beginning the application process, we recommended that all prospective students review the Nanoscience department faculty’s research summaries and contact any faculty whose research interests them.  This process ensures an applicant than a potential faculty mentor is taking new students and informs an applicant of potential projects. The establishment of a mentor/application relationship is also an essential part of the departmental new student review process and priority evaluations will be given to prospective students who have made the efforts to connect with a Nanoscience faculty.  Furthermore, this faculty member will guide prospective students throughout the application process.

Apply For Admission

All applicants will be applying to the degree programs provided by the Department of Nanoscience at University of North Carolina Greensboro. Application is done through the portal found at the Graduate school website at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.  For priority consideration, The application deadline for all degrees (the M.S. and Ph.D.)  is January 15th, 2021; the final application date for all PhD applications is March 15th, 2021, and June 1, 2021 for all MS students. International applicants are required to submit by June 1, 2020.  Students will be admitted for the Fall semester only.  Questions about the graduate program should be directed to the Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Dennis LaJeunesse.

2020-2021 Nanoscience Graduate Student Handbook

Requirements

All applicants are expected to have completed an undergraduate degree in a STEM discipline, and completed calculus through differential equations, typically two semesters of college level calculus.

Prospective graduate students can apply by through University of North Carolina Greensboro’s Graduate School admissions portal: https://grs.uncg.edu/apply-now/.

Applicants should be ready to submit the following materials with the Graduate School application:

  • $65 application fee.
  • Transcripts from all institutions where coursework was completed.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from professors, employers, or persons well acquainted with the prospective student’s academic and/or performance potential.
  • Personal statement (limit 1000 words): This statement should address why you want to be accepted into the program, as well as detailed research interests and one to three potential faculty advisors, however, it is expected that you have already established a potential working agreement with at least one faculty as described above.
  • Current Curriculum Vitae.
  • GRE score (for Ph.D. applicants only).
  • TOEFL/IELTS (for international applicants).

View Nanoscience Funding and Financial Aid Opportunities.

JSNN encourages early applicants! Ph.D. applications are processed on a continuing basis, and decisions on admission are made when the application file is complete.

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