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Translational Science Certificate Scholarship Opportunity

Thank you for applying to the Scholarship!

The Certificate Program Admission Committee chooses our recipients carefully. The ideal applicant is either a:

  • Postdoctoral scholar without a fellowship to support course fees.
  • Biomedical or healthcare professional from a company that does not offer educational programs.

We require you have significant exposure to or work experience in medical and/or biomedical science to qualify you to receive financial assistance and offset the cost of our certificate. We will offer this scholarship twice a year at the Winter and Summer admission points. Through the scholarship, we cover 80% of the tuition fees per recipient.

What we need from you

Your work experience, research experience and overall admission profile can qualify you to receive financial assistance to help offset the cost of your certificate

  • Resume or curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Statement of purpose (read below for more details)
  • Online Zoom Interview
  • Commitment to complete the certificate program within one year

Statement of Purpose

To apply for the scholarship, please send us a video* describing your career and personal accomplishments, and why you feel you are deserving of such an award from us.

*The video must be in .MP4 format and no longer than 6 minutes.

Include any and all materials that support your case in the email, sent to us together with the video. Be specific and persuasive in your video. We will judge the quality and success of the applicant on a case-by-case basis and will be inclined to give awards to those who best communicate their merits, accomplishments, and future plans.

Dr. M. Paz Rodriguez, Communication Director