Apply to Graduate School

Guidance and setup

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
Four-day conference for undergraduate and post-bac students to present research, learn about graduate school
Finding a Faculty Advisor
Advice for finding a faculty mentor and reading out to prospective faculty mentors
First-Gen Guide to Graduate School
Resources for first-generation students who want to apply to graduate school, for first generation students already in graduate school
Project SHORT
Mentoring services for medical and graduate school applicants from under-represented backgrounds

Application Fee reductions and waivers

Big Ten Alliance
Guide for how to request application fee waivers for schools in the Big Ten Alliance
GRE Fee Reduction Program
Information about the GRE Fee Reduction Program through Educational Testing Services
Fee waivers info for Graduate School at UMD
List of programs that grant reduced fees in graduate application to UMD: some programs generalize to other universities.

Also see our general Scientific Communities and Resources page

Biology- and Neuroscience-Related Graduate Programs at UMD