PREP Program application will become available January 1st, 2016. Please fill out the interest form below to receive the announcement that the application has been opened:
Application and letters of recommendation deadline is April 1, 2016.
Our 2016-2017 cohort will begin their program in July 1 of 2016
There are several NIH-PREP programs at institutions across the country.
UCSC PREP Highlights
•1 year program
•Conduct research in cutting edge laboratory at UC Santa Cruz
•Financial Package including salary, and benefits (75% time status as a Junior Specialist)
•Preparation course for the GRE (summer 2015)
•Participation in research seminars and journal clubs
•Strong, diverse community of peers doing research
•Work with faculty and staff on your Individualized Development Plan
•Travel to a conference to present your work
•Obtain more research references
(Stipulated by NIH grant requirements)
US Citizen or Permanent Resident
Graduated or in the process of graduating with a baccalaureate degree in a biomedically relevant science or engineering discipline, from an accredited U.S. college or university, no more than 36 months prior to applying to PREP, and are not currently enrolled in a graduate degree program.
Must belong to groups considered underrepresented in the biomedical sciences as defined by the NIH to include individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (socially, culturally, economically, or educationally). Applications are especially encouraged from students who are African American/Black; Hispanic/Latino American; Native American Indian/Alaskan Native, or Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander.
Will apply to a Ph.D. program in a biomedically relevant science the fall of their first year in PREP.
Faculty Director: William Sullivan, Ph.D., E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interim Program Director: Yulianna Ortega, E-mail: email@example.com
Interim Program Coordinator: Aaron Cruz, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org