Prospective students should prepare a regular application for UMaine graduate admission to one of the participating departments, and also send a copy directly to SSEI. All students seeking admission to this program must submit an additional essay (no more than two pages) that includes a statement of relevant background, including any previous research experience, specific research interests and potential thesis focus areas, and information about long term career goals. Any applications already on file should be redirected to the SSEI IGERT office, Barbara Deshane, 267A ESRB / Barrows, along with the new IGERT focused statement of objectives.
To obtain an initial indication of admission to the graduate programs in Sensor Science, Engineering and Informatics, submit the FastTrack Application.
All students admitted to the program receive stipends, tuition support and health insurance support. Current stipends are $30,000 per year.
Only U.S. citizens or permanent residents may apply.