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NSF Graduate Research Training Program: Data Science in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics

Announcing exciting interdisciplinary training opportunities in data science with an emphasis on astrostatistics and astrophysics
November 16, 2020

Program summary

The School of Statistics is participating in the NSF Graduate Research Training program titled Data Science in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics. Students enrolled in this program receive a minor in data science in astrophysics (in addition to their major MS or PhD) and have opportunities to participate in technical and professional training workshops and various outreach activities. One-year $34,000 stipends (plus tuition and fees) and travel support are available. For more information, please visit or contact with any specific questions.

How to apply:

Any student applying for a PhD or MS in statistics is also eligible to apply for the Data Science in Multi-Messenger Astrophysics training program. If you are interested, send an email to and tell us in your personal statement why you are interested in the program. Additional information can be found by visiting