A p p l y i n g

RISE eligibility criteria:

  • US citizens or permanent residents

  •  Enrolled full-time in the PSMHS Biomedical Sciences PhD program.

Application deadline to Ph.D. program is January 15. Application forms are available in the PSMHS admissions office or online at: http://www.psm.edu/Student_Affairs/Admissions/PhD/phd_programs_description.htm

Students accepted to the Ph.D. program will be considered for appointment in the RISE program. RISE admission decisions will be made after students have been officially accepted into the PhD program.


Criteria for incoming PhD students:

Undergraduate GPA and coursework, GRE score, research experience, post-bachelorís coursework, presentations/publications, interview, and writing sample.

Criteria for current students in the PhD program:

Graduate GPA, progress towards PhD (presentations/publications, fellowship applications, research proposal), and letters of recommendation.