Application Process

The Nano Portfolio Program is open to first- and second-year doctoral students enrolled in any science or engineering department at UT-Austin.  Applications are accepted for the Fall and Spring semesters.

Application deadlines:

Fall 2016: May 20, 2016
Spring 2017: Applications will not be accepted for Spring 2017 due to staff leave

Applicants must submit:

  1. Completed application form
  2. One-page research proposal
  3. Letter of support from your research adviser (submitted directly to the Program Coordinator via email at
  4. Graduate school transcript (official or unofficial)

Application materials should be submitted to the Program Coordinator, Christine Zepeda, in person in FNT 1.112, by fax at 512-471-3389, or via email (preferred method) at