Science Enrichment Preparation (S.E.P.) Program Dates

Program Dates: May 18th – July 12th, 2019

Application Deadlines: Early Decision January 7th, 2019 | Regular Decision February 4th, 2019

The Science Enrichment Preparation (S.E.P.) Program at UNC Chapel Hill is designed for talented and diverse undergraduates interested in pursuing the health professions. The S.E.P. Program targets first-generation, underrepresented minority, rural, and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged undergraduate students. It is an 8-week, honors level experience for rising 1st and 2nd year college students. Scholars:

Engage in more than 150 hours of classroom instruction in physics, organic chemistry, human physiology and quantitative skills/biostatistics.
Attend classes and seminars in reading speed and comprehension, test-taking strategies, essay writing, and interview techniques.
Visit local health facilities and network with health care professionals.
Shadow a working professional in their health field of interest.
Receive a competitive stipend.

To be eligible, students must:

Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
Have taken 3 college level credit hours of Biology, Chemistry, and Math
Identify with at least one of the following categories:
Underrepresented Minority
Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
First Generation College Student
From a Rural Area in North Carolina