UM PREP Application Process

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The application for PREP is currently closed and will re-open for the 2023 cohort in January.

All applications are carefully reviewed and evaluated by our UM PREP Admissions Committee and we contact all of our applicants with a response beginning in early May.

Please ensure that you meet the following UM PREP Eligibility criteria before applying:

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for the UM PREP is stipulated by NIH grant requirements.

Applicants to UM PREP:

Application Details

Applicants must complete an online application which includes an essay portion, and provide electronic unofficial copies of college transcripts from all institutions attended, and three letters of recommendation. Unofficial transcripts from your undergraduate degree-granting institution uploaded into your application are sufficient for admission review. However, please make sure you are submitting a copy of your transcript and not an advising report or grade print-out. The name of your prior institution, the courses you took, and the grades you received should all be clearly visible. If your degree has already been granted, a degree granted date should also be visible.