The UAB PREP Scholars application is now active and can be accessed by going to the following URL:

Applicant Instructions

Please see below for a step-by-step guide that can be shared with applicants:

  1. Click here to access the UAB Graduate Online Application.
  2. Click Sign Up, found beneath the Sign In button.
  3. Enter your first name, last name, and email address, then click Submit.
  4. You will receive an email from the UAB Graduate School with a link to create your password. If you experience any issues creating your password, please contact the Graduate School at
  5. After creating your password, you will be automatically signed into the application dashboard.
  6. Click “Start New Application”
  7. Please respond to the four key questions with the below responses:
    • For which of the following are you applying?: Non-Degree Seeking
    • Intended program of study: UAB PREP Scholars Program
    • Concentration: Not Applicable – the selected program does not offer concentration options
    • Term: Select the available term
  8. Click “Start Application”
  9. Once the application loads, please respond to each required question in the application, providing the necessary documents where applicable. As sections are completed, you will see that they will turn from a yellow half-moon (incomplete) to a green circle (complete).
  10. Once the application is 100% complete, click “Save and Review Your Application”.
  11. You can review your application one final time before submitting. Please note that you are unable to make any changes after submission, and will instead need to contact the Graduate School ( if you need to update your information. When you are ready to finalize your application, click “Submit Application”.
  12. Finalize the application by electronically signing and click Verify & Submit for the final time.
  13. You will receive an email confirmation once your application has been successfully submitted.
  14. You will be able to track the status of your documents on the application dashboard after the successful submission of your applications. If you have any questions about your application status please contact Meghan Walker (