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Deadline April 30, 2024: MUSC: Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

  • Deadline to apply: The application is open from December 1, 2023 through April 30, 2024
  • Term: One-year
  • Program: Medical University of South Carolina: Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
  • Description: Are you searching for your next step in the biomedical sciences?

Great news, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) just opened our NIH-funded Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) application!

PREP is a fantastic opportunity for underrepresented and/or disadvantaged* students interested in enhancing their research and academic experience before applying to Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. programs in biomedical sciences! Individuals accepted into the program will be full-time employees of MUSC and receive salary support for 12 months.

Components of the program include:

  • Deep immersion in a research project with experienced mentors
  • Inclusion in a diverse, vibrant community of biomedical scientists at all levels of training
  • Generous salary, reimbursement for health insurance and relocation support
  • Enrollment in a graduate course, personalized support and guidance throughout the PhD application process
  • Opportunities to present research and network at regional and national conferences

*NIH eligibility includes students from disadvantaged backgrounds or underrepresented racial and ethnic groups or individuals with disabilities. Please visit the NIH PREP site to learn about specific requirements.

Register for our MUSC PREP open house session via Zoom this spring:

We are also able to schedule one-on-one meetings so please reach out!

Visit MUSC to learn more