Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences

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How to Apply

2018 PREP Application

Deadline: March 1, 2018



Outstanding undergraduate students considering the PREP program must meet the following criteria:

  • Completion of bachelor's degree no more than 36 months prior to the start of the program
  • Baccalaureate degree in a biomedically-related scientific area
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

Application Materials

  • Completed online application
  • Scanned copies of your academic transcripts
  • 2-3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
Detailed application instructions are available in the online application system. Applicants can track the status of their application, including the status of their letters of recommendation and transcripts via the online application system. 


Due to the overwhelming number of applications we receive each year, we are unable to respond personally to questions regarding your application status.

All applicants will be notified by email in May if your application is still under consideration for the Postbaccalaureate Research Program.

If accepted, you will need to submit a completed medical form.

If you have additional questions, please contact us at 

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