Students at the Dayton Dragons baseball game

Eligibility & Financial Support


Applicants applying to this program must be:

  • United States citizens or permanent residents
  • Graduates of an accredited U.S. college or university who have completed an undergraduate science degree within 36 months of the program start date
  • Members of an underrepresented minority group (i.e. African-American, Native American/Alaskan Native, Hispanic, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander), an individual with a disability and/or an individual from a disadvantaged background
  • Interested in applying to a top quality Ph.D. graduate program

Financial Support

GRAD-PREP Scholars earn a salary of $21,840 with full benefits, including health insurance. Travel expenses to a local, regional or national meeting may also be available.