How to Apply
This program is designed to provide outstanding research training to recent diverse college graduates in preparation for matriculation into biomedical graduate programs. Our interdisciplinary programs at CWRU School of Medicine include research experiences in Biochemistry, Genetics, Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Neurosciences, Nutrition, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Physiology, among others. To be considered for the program, you must complete this application, submit three letters of recommendation, and supply unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate institutions that you have attended. Please note that an official transcript will be required if accepted into the program.
Your application to the CWRU Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program will be done online. Download our PREP Application Preview (PDF) to get a feel for the information you will be asked and some additional instructions.
Letters of Recommendation
The recommendation process will also occur online. Please be sure to have the emails of your recommenders available. In the “Recommender Message” section, please indicate to the recommender that you are applying to Case Western Reserve University PREP. We will then contact your recommenders via email to submit their recommendation online.
Unofficial transcripts from all undergraduate institutions that you have attended should be uploaded in the transcript section of the online application. You will be required to submit official transcripts if you are accepted to CWRU PREP
Our Priority Application Deadline is January 31st. Applicants will be reviewed immediately following this date and offers will be made on a rolling basis.
We will continue to accept applications until our final deadline of March 15th.