Application Details

Required Application Materials

    2. Letter of Interest highlighting the following areas (maximum 2 pages, typed, double spaced):
      Given your personal background, describe:
      a) Why you are interested in participating in SPARCC and your interest in cancer research, clinical research, and health disparities.
      b) How SPARCC will aid in your professional development and attainment of your career goals.
      List your most significant experiences, including any employment or volunteer work experience. Describe why these experiences are so important to you and how these experiences affect you to this day.
      What qualities or charact strengths distinguish 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 and health 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 (remember to use the application for submission of all documents).
    5. Resume, which highlights education, skills, and involvement with on-campus or local community organizations. See resume template:
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**SPARCC is prepared to run in-person, virtually, or a hybrid of the two. Applicants should be prepared to participate in any of the scenarios**