Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate Studies

Application Requirements

Requirements of the Program


  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Strong interest in pursuing a doctoral program in biomedical sciences
  • Rising undergraduate junior or senior
  • In good standing at current institution
  • Majoring in a science-based curriculum
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 (4.0 scale)

We encourage women, underrepresented minorities and economically challenged students to apply to our program.

Please contact us at surf@miami.edu if you have additional questions.

Important Dates


  • Application Deadline : January 19th
  • Decision Notification : February 20th
  • Program Dates : May 18 to July 24

Application and Instructions


Applications will be reviewed once complete, and all supporting documents must be submitted by the application deadline. Required materials to complete application:

  1. Personal Statement:
    1. A description of the research areas or specific projects in which you would like to participate. Describe any prior experience that qualifies you to undertake such research.
    2. Describe your career objectives and how a research experience would help in this pursuit
  2. Please request two letters of recommendation: surf@miami.edu
  3. A copy of your Curriculum Vitae or Resume
  4. A copy of your transcript


Please submit all supporting materials as a single PDF (contact us if you are unable to create a single PDF) via e-mail to surf@miami.edu no later than 5:00pm on January 19. Letters of recommendations should be submitted separately, directly from the recommender as a PDF to the e-mail shown above by the deadline. Incomplete applications or those submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Application