Application information for applicants affected by recent natural disasters

Application information

Because some applicants may not be able to easily gather the materials for the application in time for the December 1 deadline due to recent natural disasters, the Biosciences programs will consider incomplete applications submitted by the December 1 deadline from affected students. These applicants should submit a supplemental statement detailing the particular circumstances affecting them under the "Hardship Request" at the end of the application.

If applicants are able to gather the required materials before the committees have finished deliberating and wish to submit them, they may log back in to the application and upload them. Contact Michael Watson, Admissions and Database Administrator with any questions about the process.

If you would like to request a fee waiver as a result of hardship resulting from recent natural disasters in your area, please contact Michael Watson.

How to help Puerto Rican scientists and students affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria

Puerto Rico continues to be greatly affected by Hurricane Maria, with much of the island still without power as of late December 2017. There are many ways to help those affected by the hurricanes, including through Ciencia Puerto Rico, which is coordinating offers of aid (lab space, classes, research equipment, biospecimens, etc.) to scientists and students in Puerto Rico and other areas of the Caribbean.

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