Scholars selected for this highly competitive program will be expected to complete MedPrep 1, 2 and 3. Upon completion of the 3 phases, a composite letter of recommendation will be sent to your undergraduate institution.
1. Students must be United States Citizens or a Permanent Resident. Student Visas are not accepted. Permanent residents are required to demonstrate proof of status by providing a copy of both sides of their Green Card.
2.A personal statement on why you wish to participate, and what you hope to gain from the summer program.
3. Two letters of recommendation, sealed and signed, from science and/or math professor. Letters should be sent to the appropriate address listed at the bottom of the application. New Jersey applicants should mail their letters of recommendation to Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. New York Applicants should mail their letters of recommendation to Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.
4. A current official transcript which includes Fall 2018 grades should be mailed to the appropriate address as described above. The online application provides the applicant with the ability to upload an unofficial transcript upon submission. An official transcript must also be mailed. 5. All programs run a full day. If you are taking credit courses, working or have demands that would require you to miss class, we suggest that you not submit an application. 6. There is no application fee. 7. Admission is determined on a rolling basis.
8. Applications MUST be received by March 1, 2019.
Applications will be available through the link below on November 1, 2018. 9. Click the link below to complete the online application. This link will take you directly to the application.
This program was made possible by funding through the Health Career Opportunity Program (HCOP) of the
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration and
the Northeast Regional Alliance Health Careers Opportunity Program (NERA HCOP).
NERA HCOP is a partnership with Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the
Manhattan-Staten Island Area Health Education Center.