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Postbac Research Education Program (UM PREP)

Your Next Step is UM PREP

UM PREP is a 1-year program designed to help scholars strengthen their candidacy for admission to the nation's strongest biomedical sciences Ph.D. programs.

UM PREP is part of the training efforts of the NIH's Diversity in the Biomedical Workforce initiative and is supported by the NIH Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity.

UM PREP encourages applications from underrepresented minorities who hold a recent baccalaureate degree in a field related to biomedical sciences that are interested in pursuing a research doctorate. View all PREP Participating Institutions

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Upcoming Informational Sessions

The PREP application is now open and accepting applications for the 2023 cohort!

If you are interested in learning more about the UM PREP program, please attend one of our upcoming webinars provided below.  You can register for either webinar via the links provided.

PREP Online Webinars:
Monday, February 13, 2023
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

If you are unable to attend one of our previous Webinars, you can view our last informational session here. 

At A Glance

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Postbac UM PREP

2690 Taubman Health Sciences Library
1150 W. Medical Center Dr
Ann Arbor-MI 48109-5619