Graduate student opportunities available in Geosciences at Baylor University

October 22, 2020
The Department of Geosciences at Baylor University invites applications for full-time PhD and MS students starting in August 2021. Admission to the program includes 5 years of financial support for PhD students and 2 years of financial support for MS students through research and teaching assistantships and fellowships. Admitted students also receive a full tuition waiver, 80% health insurance subsidy, annual travel funding from department and university for conference attendance, and research funding for graduate students on a competitive basis. Candidates should have at least an undergraduate degree in geology, geophysics, or in a related area and excellent analytical and writing skills. Students holding a BS degree may apply directly to the PhD program.

Faculty research covers a broad spectrum of Earth sciences, with strengths in biogeosciences, energy geoscience, hydrological and surface processes, lithospheric processes, paleoclimate, and solid Earth and planetary sciences. For more information about the Department of Geosciences, our research areas, and the graduate program please visit and check out this short video:

Applications are due by January 15, 2021 for Fall 2021 program entry, with a priority application deadline of December 1, 2020. Details about the application process and the priority deadline can be found here: Applications to the Department of Geosciences can be submitted online here: Please contact our Graduate Program Director for more information or with questions at
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