Predoctoral PhD Applicants - How to Apply
The primary qualifications for this program include a commitment to an oral science research career, previous academic achievement and research potential. Applicants must be enrolled in a PhD degree program at the University of Illinois at Chicago and must have passed the Preliminary Exam.
UIC is dedicated to increasing the participation of individuals currently underrepresented in the biomedical and clinical sciences, as diversifying the student and faculty bodies improve the quality of the training and educational environment.
Applicants must be United States citizens, non-citizen nationals or individuals lawfully admitted for permanent residence who possess an Alien Registration Receipt Card (I-151 or I-551, or some other verification of legal admission as a permanent resident). Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible for admission.
Complete the following items and forward to Katherine Long at the following address: 801 S. Paulina Street, Room 402A, M/C 621, Chicago, IL 60612. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
- Application form
- Two-page description of research project and career goals. Must include: a) plans for journal article submission and, b) plans for individual grant submission
- Recommendation letter from primary mentor
- One-page self-assessment of research training needs (eg. curriculum, additional mentoring, etc.)
- Curriculum vitae
- Undergraduate and graduate transcripts.