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UAB PREP Scholar Program – Applications
February 1, 2016
The Priority Deadline for Applications for this Scholar Program is February 1, 2016.
What: A unique, 1-2 year training opportunity for students seeking graduate degrees in biomedical or behavioral science
Who: For students who received their baccalaureate (4-year) degree in the past three years and who are not currently enrolled in graduate school
Where: At the University of Alabama of at Birmingham (UAB)
When: Program starts June 1, 2016; application deadline is February 1, 2016
Why: Instruction, practice and mentoring in research, academic writing, math and test-taking can provide the extra experience students need to gain acceptance into science programs in leading graduate schools
Outcomes: During the training period students receive a $27,200 stipend, plus health insurance and tuition for up to 11 credit hours of academic instruction. Based on an individual development plan, students are paired with faculty for hands-on research projects.
Details: 75% of our PREP students have entered distinguished graduate programs in a biomedical sciences research field, including UAB, Emory, Vanderbilt, the University of Iowa, the University of Arizona, and Penn State University