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Priority Deadline: December 15
Regular Deadline: Rolling

The Henry E. Riggs School of Applied Life Sciences (Riggs School) offers innovative programs that focus on practical experience and team collaborations to prepare students for careers in industry, research, and healthcare. Choose a program below to learn specific application requirements and procedures.

Application Procedures and Requirements for Certificates and Degree Programs in Riggs School

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    Eligibility

    • Earned graduate degree (domestic or international) by start of program
    • PhD students and postdocs studying life sciences or engineering
    • MS level scientists with work experience in the bioscience industries

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall, Spring
    • Application Deadline: Rolling

    Application Requirements 

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    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • In 1,000 words or less, please describe how the CBM will enhance your future career options and increase your skill set in the life science industry.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This recommendation should come from your postdoc or PhD advisor. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
        Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form.
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

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    Eligibility

    Only open to students currently enrolled at Southwestern Law School or in the Master of Business and Science (MBS) program at KGI. Southwestern students will be eligible to enter the certificate program after completion of their first or second year of law school. KGI students may enter the certificate program after completion of their first year of the MBS program.

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: Rolling

    Application Requirements 

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    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • In 1,000 words or less, please describe how the Certificate in Bioscience Industry Law and Practice will enhance your future career options and increase your skill set in the life science industry.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form.

    Application Review

    Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

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    Eligibility

    Earned undergraduate degree (domestic only) by start of program

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: December 15 Priority Deadline, Rolling Admissions thereafter

    Application Requirements 

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    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • In 1,000 words or less, please describe your decision to pursue a career as a PA.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form.
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
    • Standardized Test Scores
      • We require every applicant to submit scores from ONE of the following standardized tests. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
        • GRE: School code 4166.
        • MCAT: Scanned or mailed printout is required and must include verification code and AAMC ID.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

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    Eligibility

    Earned undergraduate degree (domestic only) by start of program

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: December 15 Priority Deadline, Rolling Admissions thereafter

    Application Requirements 

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    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • In 1,000 words or less, please describe your decision to pursue a career in medicine.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
    • Standardized Test Scores
      • We require every applicant to submit scores from ONE of the following standardized tests. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
        • GRE: School code 4166
        • MCAT: Scanned or mailed printout is required and must include verification code and AAMC ID.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype or on campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

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    Eligibility

    Only those students who have completed a Master’s degree focused on applied life sciences and similar in curriculum to the MBS program from Keck Graduate Institute are eligible for admission to the PhD in Applied Life Sciences.

    If you meet the degree requirement, you must also have experience or skill related to KGI’s areas of research. Before applying, please review our faculty research areas to ensure fit. You may also contact the Admissions staff to learn about specific research projects available for the upcoming admissions cycle.

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: December 15 Priority Deadline, March 31 Final Deadline

    Application Requirements

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    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • The personal statement gives you an opportunity to describe your academic, career, and personal objectives. Please use the statement to outline the basis of your interest in KGI’s program, to demonstrate your potential for making research contributions in the biosciences, and to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee other significant matters. This statement should include your technical skills and touch on your relevant work experiences. This statement should also address the available project for which you are applying and your fit with that research area. Please limit your response to the equivalent of three double-spaced typewritten pages.
    • Resume
    • Letters of Recommendation
      • Contact information for two recommenders is required during the online application process. If you have a sponsorship company, please request a letter from an industry supervisor/sponsor. At least one letter should be from a person who can comment on your potential to effectively carry out independent research leading to a PhD degree. Two recommendations are required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired. Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
    • Standardized Test Scores
      • We require every applicant to submit scores from ONE of the following standardized tests. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
        • GRE: School code 4166
        • MCAT: Scanned or mailed printout is required and must include verification code and AAMC ID.
        • GMAT: Provide Keck Graduate Institute as school name when prompted
    • English Language Proficiency
      • International students are required to submit official scores from one of the following tests of English language proficiency: TOEFL, PTE, IELTS, or iTEP. Students who have studied at a U.S. institution for more than 2 years and those from a country where English is the primary or official language are exempt from this requirement. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

  • Apply Now

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    Eligibility

    Earned undergraduate degree (domestic or international) by the start of program

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: December 15 Priority Deadline, Rolling Admissions thereafter

    Application Requirements 

    Printer Friendly Application Checklist

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • The Personal Statement gives you an opportunity to describe your academic, career, and personal objectives. Please limit your response to three double-spaced, typed pages.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
    • Standardized Test Scores
      • We require every applicant to submit scores from ONE of the following standardized tests. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
        • GRE: School code 4166
        • MCAT: Scanned or mailed printout is required and must include verification code and AAMC ID.
        • GMAT: Provide Keck Graduate Institute as school name when prompted
    • English Language Proficiency
      • International students are required to submit official scores from one of the following tests of English language proficiency:TOEFL, PTE, IELTS, or iTEP. Students who have studied at a U.S. institution for more than 2 years and those from a country where English is the primary or official language are exempt from this requirement. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

  • Apply Now

    To return to a previously started application, click here.

    Eligibility

    Earned undergraduate degree (domestic or international) by the start of program

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: December 15 Priority Deadline, Rolling Admissions thereafter

    Application Requirements 

    Printer Friendly Application Checklist

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • The Personal Statement gives you an opportunity to describe your academic, career, and personal objectives. Please limit your response to three double-spaced, typed pages.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
    • Standardized Test Scores
      • We require every applicant to submit scores from ONE of the following standardized tests. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
        • GRE: School code 4166
        • MCAT: Scanned or mailed printout is required and must include verification code and AAMC ID.
        • GMAT: Provide Keck Graduate Institute as school name when prompted
    • English Language Proficiency
      • International students are required to submit official scores from one of the following tests of English language proficiency: TOEFL, PTE, IELTS, iTEP. Students who have studied at a U.S. institution for more than 2 years and those from a country where English is the primary or official language are exempt from this requirement. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

  • Apply Now

    To return to a previously started application, click here.

    Eligibility

    Earned undergraduate degree (domestic or international) by the start of program

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: December 15 Priority Deadline, Rolling Admissions thereafter

    Application Requirements 

    Printer Friendly Application Checklist

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please submit a written personal statement that describes how the MS program will enhance your future career options and increase your skill set for a career in research or the life science industry. Maximum three pages, double-spaced.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
    • Standardized Test Scores
      • We require every applicant to submit scores from ONE of the following standardized tests. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
        • GRE: School code 4166
        • MCAT: Scanned or mailed printout is required and must include verification code and AAMC ID.
        • GMAT: Provide Keck Graduate Institute as school name when prompted
    • English Language Proficiency
      • International students are required to submit official scores from one of the following tests of English language proficiency: TOEFL, PTE, IELTS, iTEP. Students who have studied at a U.S. institution for more than 2 years and those from a country where English is the primary or official language are exempt from this requirement. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

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    Eligibility

    Earned bachelor’s degree (domestic or international) by the start of program in an engineering discipline such as biomedical engineering, bioengineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or related. Related fields may include, but are not limited to applied math, physics, biophysics, and computer science.

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: December 15 Priority Deadline, Rolling Admissions thereafter

    Application Requirements 

    Printer Friendly Application Checklist

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • The Personal Statement gives you an opportunity to describe your academic, career, and personal objectives. Please limit your response to three double-spaced, typed pages.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
    • Standardized Test Scores
      • We require every applicant to submit scores from ONE of the following standardized tests. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
        • GRE: School code 4166
        • MCAT: Scanned or mailed printout is required and must include verification code and AAMC ID.
        • GMAT: Provide Keck Graduate Institute as school name when prompted
    • English Language Proficiency
      • International students are required to submit official scores from one of the following tests of English language proficiency:TOEFL, PTE, IELTS, or iTEP. Students who have studied at a U.S. institution for more than 2 years and those from a country where English is the primary or official language are exempt from this requirement. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

  • Apply Now

    To return to a previously started application, click here.

    Eligibility

    Earned undergraduate degree (domestic or international) by the start of program

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall
    • Application Deadline: December 15 Priority Deadline, Rolling Admissions thereafter

    Application Requirements 

    Printer Friendly Application Checklist

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please submit a written personal statement that describes how the MSTM program will enhance your future career options and increase your skill set for a career in research or the life science industry. Maximum 3 pages, double-spaced.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
        Standardized Test Scores
      • We require every applicant to submit scores from ONE of the following standardized tests. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
        • GRE: School code 4166
        • MCAT: Scanned or mailed printout is required and must include verification code and AAMC ID.
        • GMAT: Provide Keck Graduate Institute as school name when prompted
    • English Language Proficiency
      • International students are required to submit official scores from one of the following tests of English language proficiency: TOEFL, PTE, IELTS, iTEP. Students who have studied at a U.S. institution for more than 2 years and those from a country where English is the primary or official language are exempt from this requirement. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

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    Eligibility

    Earned PhD degree (domestic or international) in sciences or engineering by the start of program

    Dates and Deadlines

    • Start Terms: Fall, Spring
    • Application Deadline: Rolling

    Application Requirements 

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    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please describe how the Postdoctoral Professional Masters (PPM) program will enhance your future career options and increase your skill set in the life science industry.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.
    • English Language Proficiency
      • International students are required to submit official scores from one of the following tests of English language proficiency: TOEFL, PTE, IELTS, iTEP. Students who have studied at a U.S. institution for more than 2 years and those from a country where English is the primary or official language are exempt from this requirement. Unofficial copies and self-reported scores may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official copies must be submitted.
    • $75 non-refundable application fee

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

    All admissions decisions are final for the academic year in which they are rendered.

    Admitted Students

    Admitted students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable enrollment fee to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, counselors maintain contact with admitted students to ensure all official documents are received.

    Admitted students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.

Application Procedures and Requirements for KGI Summer Programs

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    Application Deadline

    • Rolling

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please provide a brief statement of why you are interested in BSUITE and what you would like to do once you complete your undergraduate degree.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

    Application Review

    We will review applications on a rolling basis. We take a holistic look at each applicant, and place great importance on letters of recommendation and your personal statement. We will strive to notify you about the status of your application as soon as possible.

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    Application Deadline

    • TBD

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please provide a brief statement (300-500 words) addressing why you should be considered as an applicant for BPLA. Provide information you feel is pertinent to showcase your personal, school, and/or career goals.
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Submit a copy of your latest high school transcript that includes courses for which you are currently enrolled.

    Admission Interviews

    A phone, Skype, or on-campus interview is a requirement for admission. The Program Director will schedule an interview after your application is completed.

    Application Review

    Applications will be reviewed after the deadline and applicants will be notified of their admissions decision via email approximately one month after the deadline.

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    Application Deadline

    • May 4

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Submit a copy of your latest high school transcript that includes courses for which you are currently enrolled.

    Application Review

    Applications will be reviewed after the deadline and applicants will be notified of their admissions decision via email approximately one month after the deadline.

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    Application Deadline

    • TBD

    Who should apply?

    You must be a member of the ASCB to apply. Not a member? Join now, then apply for the course as a member-applicant.

    Application Requirements 

    • A personal statement (no more than one page or 500 words) answering this question: Why do you think industry is a better fit for you than academia, and how can this course help you achieve your desired career path?
    • Your CV
    • A recommendation letter from your advisor or another person of your choosing.

    Applicants will be notified in mid-May whether they have been accepted into the course.

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    Application Deadline

    • June 30

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please describe your decision to pursue a career in medicine. (2 page maximum)
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. While a letter of recommendation from your pre-health advisor is preferred, you can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form.
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

    Application Review

    We will review applications on a rolling basis. We take a holistic look at each applicant, and place great importance on letters of recommendation and your personal statement. The Office of Admissions will schedule individual interviews once your application is completed. We will strive to notify you about the status of your application as soon as possible.

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    Application Deadline

    • March 1

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please provide a brief statement of why you are interested in conducting summer research at KGI. Please also describe what you would like to do once you complete your undergraduate degree.
    • Supplemental Essay
      • Please briefly describe which scientific areas you are most interested in and why. Please refer to the list of available summer research projects here (coming soon).
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

    Application Review

    All completed applications will be reviewed after the March 1 deadline. We take a holistic look at each applicant, and place great importance on letters of recommendation and your personal statement. We will strive to notify you about the status of your application as soon as possible.

    Scholarship

    Thanks to the generous grant support from The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation, each SURE participant will receive a $500 scholarship. The SURE program is not an academic degree program and does not charge participants for their summer research experience at KGI. Therefore, the $500 scholarship is considered taxable income, and each participant may receive an IRS 1099 form. For more information, please contact a professional tax advisor or review the IRS publication

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    Application Deadline

    • May 31

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background.

    Transcripts from all institutions attended are required. Unofficial copies may be used for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

    Application Review

    We will review applications on a rolling basis. We will strive to notify you about the status of your application as soon as possible.

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    Application Deadline

    • May 1

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please respond to the following prompts, limiting each response to one page:
        • Why are you interested in the program?
        • Describe a project you have worked on (in school or as a hobby).
        • Describe a medical technology that interests you and why
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

    Application Review

    We will review applications on a rolling basis. We take a holistic look at each applicant, and place great importance on letters of recommendation and your personal statement. We will strive to notify you about the status of your application as soon as possible.

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    Application Deadline

    • May 1

    Application Requirements 

    An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

    • Personal Statement
      • Please provide a brief statement of why you are interested in Careers Beyond the Bench and what you would like to do once you complete your undergraduate degree.
    • Resume
    • Letter of Recommendation
      • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. This person should be able to evaluate your qualification and potential for success in our program. You can choose to use a professional or academic reference. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired.
      • Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online. If they prefer otherwise they can email or mail a copy to the Admissions Office along with this recommendation form
    • Transcripts
      • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

    Application Review

    The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application.

    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

We encourage you to learn more about all of our programs, discovering new passions that will take you into leadership roles within the bioscience or healthcare industries. If you have questions about any programs, please contact admissions and we would be happy to talk with you about your best fit at KGI.

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