Features of PREP

One year program for US residents:

  • provides a full year salary in an active research lab at $29,000 per year with full health benefits while preparing for graduate work (total package ~$35,000)
  • provides enrichment activities to build skills and confidence to succeed at the graduate level
  • allows a student to develop a research project under the guidance of an established faculty member
  • provides a mentored supportive environment for each student with individualized development programs
  • provides assistance for application to any national graduate program
  • provides a GRE preparatory class
  • provide academic skills and research integrity training
  • participate in a graduate curriculum and earn a graduate certificate that provides new skills and 7 hours of graduate credit that can be used at UTMB or elsewhere*
    * Subject to policies and practices of other universities