Diverse training with unlimited possibilities.
The USD-N3 program provides training in the development of novel nanotechnology-derived tools aimed at both understanding the brain and potentially treating disorders of the brain. Our students receive tuition and stipend support, including an annual stipend of $34,000 for two years during training.
Our unique program emphasizes microtracks - a series of non-science courses that will prepare you for careers in:
Support is limited to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. When applying through the Basic Biomedical Sciences graduate programs, check the USD-N3 box on your application. When applying through the Department of Chemistry graduate program, indicate your interest in the state of purpose section.
The Graduate School hosts the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. Learn more about the competition and how to sign up.
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2019
The USD-N3 program is now accepting applications for the Trainee Graduate Research Grant. The USD-N3 graduate research grant program allows graduate students to obtain funding to support their research and supplement their research expenses. Apply now. Contact USDN3@usd.edu with any questions.