Application Details

Required Application Materials

Now Accepting Applications through January 14, 2020
    1. Final Online Application
      Please Note: This application cannot be saved and continued, all materials noted below are needed upon submission. Specifically, responses and required documentation need to be completed before beginning this online application. A PDF download is available at the end of the application upon final submission.
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    2. Letter of Interest addressing four question areas:
      Given your personal background, describe:
      a) why you are interested in participating in SPARCC
      b) what you would bring to enhance the diversity of the SPARCC program
      List your three most significant interests or activities, including any employment or volunteer work experience. Describe why these interests and activities are so important to you. Explain how you became involved in the activities, and explain how these activities have affected you to this day.
      What distinguishes you from your classmates, colleagues, and/or peers?
      How has your diversity (cultural heritage, race, gender, socio-economic background, family, etc.) contributed to who you are today and your pursuit of a career or advanced degree in the biomedical sciences?
    3. Unofficial transcript from your undergraduate program or associate’s program demonstrating academic success.
    4. One letter of recommendation from an employer or academic teacher.
    5. Resume, which highlights education, skills, and involvement with on-campus or local community organizations. See resume template:
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Letters of Recommendation

Faculty and supervisors writing letters of recommendation for applicants may submit documents through the link below.