Pathway to the PhD
The Pathway to the PhD (P2P) program is a 3-week mentored, hands-on, research-intensive experience for juniors and sophomores that runs during the January break for UMass Boston undergraduates interested in careers in biomedical research.
The 2019 P2P program will run from Thursday, January 3 to Friday, January 25.
Admission is by application using our online application. Check back for the link to the application, which will be available soon.
P2P applications are due Monday, November 5, 2018
Apply using our online application.
Preference given to juniors and sophomores; freshmen are not eligible
Required Application Documents
- two letters of recommendation from faculty who know you
- a personal statement
- a GPA of 3.2 and above is recommended but not required
P2P applicants notified Friday, November 30, 2018
For information on the P2P program, contact Aimee Shen, PhD, Program Director.
For information on the application process, contact Ariella Green, Program Coordinator for the Office for Multicultural Affairs