The Postbaccaulaureate Research and Education Program at UC Davis (PREP@UCD) is a one-year program aimed at preparing students from underrepresented groups and disadvantaged backgrounds, or who have a disability that limits major life activities to succeed in PhD programs in the biomedical sciences. PREP@UCD scholars will be mentored in independent research, take advanced courses in areas of their interest, take a GRE preparation course, and begin an Individual Development Plan, and complete seminars in professional development and responsible conduct of research.

  • The program includes salary of $28,000, health benefits, and funding for conference travel.
  • Applications for PREP@UCD open on 1 December. For full consideration, all application materials for PREP@UCD should be received by 15 February. See prep.ucdavis.edu/apply for details.
  • The PREP@UCD program will begin annually on 1 July.