Eligibility and Recruitment
Applicants must meet criteria in the first two bullets and one in the last two
- Applicants must have graduated from a Massachusetts high school and preferably attending a Massachusetts college or university.
- Students who have completed a minimum of eight (8) credit hours of Organic Chemistry and who have completed a minimum of thirty (30) credit hours of college work will receive priority consideration.
- Current sophomores and juniors who are:
- Under-represented individuals in medicine, nursing, biomedical research, biotechnology and the health professions (BBHP) are African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans and South East Asians.
- Disadvantaged individuals include those from economically disadvantaged (i.e. meets Federal guidelines for low income, poverty and/or free and reduced lunches) and/or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds (i.e. first generation college graduates)
2017-2018 LOW INCOME GUIDELINES.pdf
Recruitment for the program consists of visits by the SEP Director to Massachusetts colleges and Open House Visits.
College Visits by the Director of Outreach Programs
The Director of Outreach Programs visits colleges and programs throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts during the months of October through February to provide information about the SEP and distribute brochures to familiarize, professors, advisors/guidance counselors, deans, and students with the career opportunities in BBHP.
If your College or University would like a recruitment visit, please contact Madelin Rivera at 508-856-2707.