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Applications for the 2018-2019 year are now closed.
Deadline: Applications for next year will be open in the fall.

Please note, if you start an application and aren't able to finish it, you can come back at a later date (within 2 weeks) and resume the application where you left off.

You can preview the 2017 Discovery PREP application to get a sense of the information you will be asked. 

Be sure to review our Prospective Trainees​ page prior to completing the application.

Additional Requirements:

Letters of Recommendation​

We request that three (3) letters of recommendation be sent to our office via mail or email. Letters of recommendation should be from previous professors, research mentors, or individuals who can comment on the applicant's passion and commitment to research and pursuing a graduate degree in the biomedical sciences. If you have any research experience, we kindly ask that you submit a letter of recommendation from each of your research mentors.


Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended should be forwarded to the DISCOVERY PREP office.

Your application is not complete until we have received your completed online application, three letters of recommendation and undergraduate transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. ​