Deadline for submission of applications: 11:59pm, January 29, 2021
Application packets must be complete at the time of submission (including letters of recommendation), as the Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately.
Each applicant must be nominated by a UCLA faculty member. If you do not have a faculty sponsor, email Dr. Jeanette Papp at email@example.com
The applicant's Statement of Purpose (for incoming students) or Statement of Research Interest (for continuing UCLA graduate students) does not have a set length but should clearly and concisely reflect the applicant's research interest and work in genomic analysis. Statement should include a discussion of why this program would be a good fit for the applicant.
The applicant must be a US citizen or permanent resident to receive an award. Proof of status is required if born outside of the US.
Program Overview gives more information, including amount of support, faculty list, and course requirements.
The following items should be combined in the order below into a single PDF file and emailed to: Ramirez Blanca at BlancaRamirez@mednet.ucla.edu with Subject "GATP Application"
Summary Sheet (see the Application Form link above; this electronic form can be filled online, and saved; for best results use a recent version of Adobe Reader; be sure the saved copy shows your data)
Undergraduate Transcripts (photocopy of official form is acceptable)
Graduate Transcripts (if applicable; photocopy of official form is acceptable)
GRE Scores (photocopy of official form is acceptable)
Applicant’s Description of Scientific Interests:
For incoming students: Statement of Purpose from your Graduate Application
For continuing UCLA graduate students: Statement of Research Interest
Copies of any published Scientific Abstracts or Manuscripts, if applicable
Letters of Recommendation: For continuing UCLA graduate students, emailed directly from your Faculty Research Advisor: one Letter of Recommendation from your Faculty Research Advisor is required; additional letters from others are optional (they should also be emailed directly by their authors to the GATP Application address). If you do not yet have a Research Advisor, this may be the PI of one of your rotation labs. Letters should be emailed by your Advisor to Ramirez Blanca at BlancaRamirez@mednet.ucla.edu. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the letter of recommendation is received by the application deadline.