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UMMC-GTEC Application Information

Who should apply

  • Students who meet eligibility criteria
  • Students enrolled in doctoral programs in the social sciences, health sciences, or STEM-related fields
  • Students enrolled in health professional programs
  • Students interested in biomedical research
  • Residents and fellows enrolled in health-related Master's degree programs

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in our program. Email the GTEC office staff to receive an application for the Robert Smith, MD Graduate Scholars. The 2024-2026 Robert Smith, MD Graduate Scholars applications are accepted from January 30, 2024, to 11:59 CST on April 5, 2024.

The deadline to submit the application and recommendation forms is 11:59 CST on April 5, 2024.

Note. Enrollment of the 2024 Cohort is contingent upon the continuation of funding through 2026.

Summer Institute

The UMMC-GTEC Summer Institute I for the 2023-2025 Robert Smith, MD Graduate Scholars is scheduled for July 2023, at the John D. Bower School of Population Health (located in the Translational Research Center) at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. More details to follow Smith Scholar selections.