University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine Premedical Enrichment Program (UCLA PREP)

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 Deadline: 

March 1, 2014
   

Start Date: 

June 18, 2014
   

Duration: 

7 Weeks, June 18 - August 1, 2014
   

Location: 

Los Angeles, CA
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

PREP is designed to offer premedical and predental students from disadvantaged backgrounds the opportunity to explore the medical and dental fields, as well as enhance their chances of being accepted into and succeeding in medical or dental school. The program incorporates an academic enhancement section, sessions for career guidance and personal development, and clinical preceptorships.
   

Benefits: 

There is no tuition for participation. Students who must relocate to participate in the program may be eligible for a stipend depending on availability of funds. PREP does not offer credit and students are responsible for their housing, transportation, and living expenses.

   

Major(s): 

Biological Sciences
Chemistry

   

GPA: 

2.8

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts, photo, and copy of financial aid award letter
 

Contact: 

Dr. Elizabeth Yzqueierdo
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Outreach
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10833 Le Conte Ave, 14-214R CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 825-3575     Fax: (310) 206-7180
Email: UCLAPREP@mednet.ucla.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.medstudent.ucla.edu/offices/aeo/prep.cfm
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