Biological and Biomedical Sciences
**There are two application paths available for certain doctoral programs. Depending on your objectives, you may apply directly to the specific program or you may apply via the Biological and Biomedical Sciences application umbrella. Please visit program websites to determine the best fit for your objectives.
|December 5, 2023
|Doctoral – Priority Deadline
|November 21, 2023
|Fall Graduate School Fellowships
|December 12, 2023- PLEASE NOTE, ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 5, 2023 IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR FALL 2024 ADMISSION.
|Director of Graduate Admissions/Graduate Coordinator
|Jeffrey Steinbach (firstname.lastname@example.org)
CB# 7108, 1125 Bioinformatics Building
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
GRE scores are neither required nor typically recommended
|Letters of Recommendation
|Please submit the names of three people who can evaluate your potential for success in a research-intensive PhD program. Letters from faculty members that supervised your work in a research setting are strongly preferred. The most useful letters comment not only on the prior research project but also share specific examples demonstrating inherent qualities of the applicant that predict future scientific development.
|International Applicants Only
|TOEFL or IELTS score (no more than two years old)
In addition to the University’s required application materials, applicants should review the information below for additional expectations or application requirements.
BBSP begins application review in November therefore we strongly encourage applicants to complete & submit the application by our priority deadline.
Plans for Graduate Study Page:
Area(s) of Interest: Please select at least five research topics of interest to you (via the Areas of Interest/Specialization drop-down box within your application). Please rank your interests listing your top interest first. Note these are NOT the BBSP programs, but research areas of BBSP faculty. Read more about the BBSP research areas here: https://bbsp.unc.edu/research-and-faculty/
Statement of Purpose Page:
Address the following in your statement of purpose. Upload one document with separate sections with each section clearly labeled. Sections 1-3 must each be a maximum of 1 page, single spaced. Section 4 is optional and must be no more than ½ page, single spaced.
Faculty of Interest: