Students may apply to the IDEAS program…

…when applying to the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia – Direct Track

-or-

…as first- or second-year students already enrolled in a relevant PhD program at UGA – Internal Track

DIRECT TRACK

Successful applicants who accepted the admission offers are granted five years of support, which may include one year of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellowship ($34,000 per year) for the 2020-21 AY. These students will receive a PhD from the Odum School of Ecology. 

The application deadline for the  IDEAS Direct Track for matriculation in Fall 2020 was December 1, 2019.

INTERNAL TRACK

Students already enrolled in any relevant PhD program at UGA may apply for admission to the IDEAS program in Spring of their first or second year. Successful applicants for the 2020-21 AY are granted one year of support on a National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellowship ($34,000 per year). These students will receive a PhD from the program through which they matriculated.

The next application deadline for IDEAS Internal Track is April 15, 2020.