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  Welcome to the Discovery Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program!

The 2019 - 2020 application is now CLOSED.


The Discovery Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is an National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded program that provides an intense paid 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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333 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
(614) 685-9140