First and Second Year Prehealth Students – Free Summer Program

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Summer Health Professions Education Program, or SHPEP, is a free summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions. SHPEP’s goal is to strengthen the academic proficiency and career development of students underrepresented in the health professions and prepare them for a successful application and matriculation to health professions schools.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

– Must be a high school graduate and currently enrolled as a freshman or sophomore in college.
– Applicants should have earned no more than 60 credits when submitting their application.
– Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate credits are not counted.
– Have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5.
– Be a U.S. citizen, a permanent resident, or an individual granted deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) status by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Application Timeline:
– Application Opens: November 1
– Application Closes: February 5th (11:59 PM EST)
– Admission Decisions Released: March 15th

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SHPEP Eligibility and Requirements