Graduate Program in Graduate School

Rolling deadline
Grad School Prep
1 year appointment

ND-PREP is a federally-funded program to prepare recent college graduates from disadvantaged or historically underrepresented groups who desire to pursue a Ph.D. degree in biomedical science and need more research experience to be accepted into competitive PhD programs. 

Fellows will participate in a three-part formal training program that emphasizes direct research experience, including: 

  • An intensive hands-on position working as a research associate in a biomedical lab;
  • Skills-development workshops and enrichment activities that will also serve to build a strong cohort;
  • Participation in a unique community engagement activity focused on lead abatement in the local communities.

For details regarding eligibility criteria and the terms of this paid appointment, refer to the ND-PREP page of the Graduate School website.

Application Materials:
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of intent
  • One letter of recommendation - refer to application instructions
  • Unofficial transcripts from each post-secondary institution required at the time of application. (Official transcript showing conferral of a bachelor's degree due upon enrollment.)

Nyrée McDonald, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Graduate Enrollment Management
Phone: (574) 631-7706
Email: gradapp@nd.edu