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UAB's PREP Scholars Program provides students with the skills and competencies necessary to enter distinguished graduate programs in a biomedical sciences research field. Students are paired with faculty for hands-on research projects and provided an individual development plan. 

During the training period, trainees should expect to receive:

  • Stipend of $33,000 per year
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition for up to 11 credit hours per year of graduate level academic instruction and research ethics training
  • Individualized development plans
  • Hands on practice and mentoring in research
  • Test taking prep and strategies
  • Workshops and numerous presentation opportunities to improve scientific communication skills
  • Travel to national scientific conference