The NIH-sponsored Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) at the University of Wisconsin - Madison

Who Should Apply?

The UW-Madison PREP program is for students underrepresented in STEM who:

  • are seeking doctoral graduate degrees in biomedical science
  • have received their baccalaureate (4-year) degree in the past three years
  • are not currently enrolled in graduate school
  • want additional research experience and development
  • want to conduct research at one of the 10 largest research institutions in the world
  • would enjoy living somewhere with stunning lake views and a vibrant community

Benefits of UW-Madison PREP:

  • Dedicated research faculty & staff support
  • Research experience
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Individualized mentorship
  • Connections to the scientific community
  • Focus on your health, wellness, and belonging
  • PREP Scholar annual stipend

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Research in a Variety of Areas:

  • Basic, clinical, and translational research questions
  • Faculty mentors from a variety of departments and programs

Faculty Mentors