When to Apply? 

Admissions Timeline
Application Round Dates
BSTP Application Opens September 1, 2021
Early Review Deadline (Application Fee Automatically Waived) December 1, 2021
Final Application Deadline January 15, 2022
Virtual Interview Invitations Communicated November 2021 - January 2022
Admission Decisions Communicated December 2021 - March 2022
Admitted Student Visit Events (Invite-Only) January 2022, February 2022, March 2022
Enrollment Response Deadline April 15, 2022
Program & Rotations Begin July 2022

How to Apply?

A completed application includes the following:

  • Online Application: Start the online application. Please indicate that you are applying to the School of Medicine, Doctoral Biomedical Sciences Training Program.
  • Transcripts:  Include school-issued unofficial transcripts, scanned and uploaded for all colleges or universities attended. Electronic transcripts can also be emailed to 
  • Resume/CV: Upload your current resume/CV outlining all work experience and volunteer roles with timeframes. Make sure to highlight any completed research positions or opportunities experienced.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required. Research mentors and individuals who have helped you with independent work are recommended to write one or more of these recommendations. The online application will request recommenders' contact info for electronic submission. We cannot begin review of the application until all three letters of recommendation are received.
  • Personal Statement: Upload a personal statement, including the experiences that shaped your interest in science and your long-term goals. 
  • Research Experience (optional): List all of the research you have done in the past.
  • GRE: Exam scores are not required in the admissions process.

    *For international applicants: if you are not a citizen of an English speaking country or if your previous college or university was not taught in English please submit an English proficiency exam (IELTS, TOFEL, or PTE).