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  Welcome to the Discovery Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program!

The 2017-2018 application is now open.  Apply here!


The application deadline has been extended!  Applications are due April 14, 2017.

The Discovery Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is an National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded program that provides an intense research experience in outstanding research facilities with leading investigators at The Ohio State University. This one year program also provides comprehensive professional development experiences and workshops to strengthen professional skills in order to excel in research and graduate school. Overall, this experience is designed to prepare individuals for admission into a biomedical sciences PhD program.

Questions?  Visit our Frequently Asked Questions​ page.

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