Steps to Apply

Find a Mentor

Contact faculty fellows doing research in your area of interest.

Discuss your research interests.

The application to TIE3S graduate program requires a written statement from a faculty fellow stating that s/he is willing to direct your dissertation.

Review Application Checklist

Completion of the application requires the following:

  • Official transcripts
  • Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores
  • Official TOEFL scores (for international students)
  • Statement of your research interests and how your doctoral research would be facilitated by interdisciplinary training and mentorship
  • A written statement from a faculty fellow stating that s/he is willing to direct your dissertation
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation from people who know your scientific background and can evaluate your capacity for success in a doctoral program

Apply Online

Visit the Baylor Graduate School webpage and complete the application. Please include a statement of your research interests that justifies why your dissertation research would benefit from interdisciplinary training and mentorship.

What Happens Next?

The final application deadline is January 15, but we encourage you to apply early. The graduate program director will be notified when you have completed an application. The Advisor Board begins discussing applications and conducting interviews in December.

Who Should I Contact With Questions?

The program administrator – Shannon Koehler

The graduate program director – Bill Hockaday