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SMDP Biotech 2024 Scholar Application

The growing number of discoveries and advances in the biotechnology and consumer healthcare industries have created a variety of job functions with tremendous potential for career advancement. Disciplines and skills in demand accross the biotechnology and consumer healthcare sectors include, but are not limited to:  


• Biology

 Bioanalytical Chemistry 

• Bioengineering

• Biochemistry 

• Biomedical Engineering 

• Biomedical Sciences 

• Cell and Developmental Biology 

• Chemical Engineering 

• Chemistry and Chemical Biology


• Computational Modeling, Simulation and Data Analytics

• Genetics and Molecular Biolo

• Experimental Therapeutics

• Genetics and Molecular Biology

• Immunology

• Cancer Biology

• Molecular and Cell Biology

• Organic Chemistry

 • Toxicology

 To Apply for SMDP Biotech 2024

  1. Complete this application form by April 5, 2024
  2. Attach the following documents:
    - Your resume - Please include Education, Technical Skills, Relevant Experience and Accomplishments, Leadership and List of Publications if any

    - Two letters of recommendation: (1) one from a faculty member in your field of study and (2) one from your faculty advisor or PI.  Note: If they prefer to send recommendation letters directly, they can send email them to Dustielyn Savage at
    - A personal narrative

    NOTE: The personal narrative should be no more than two pages, single spaced.  Describe how you think SMDP Biotech will enhance your education and professional development. Also include your long-term career goals, academic goals, leadership experience and research focus. Lastly, discuss how an industry mentor will impact your career.

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Applicant Information

YES means you do not require any additional visa assistance

About Your Advisor

Attach Documents Only PDF files should be uploaded or you will not be able to submit this form.

In your resume, please include:
- Education
- Technical Skills
- Publications if any
- Relevant Experience and Accomplishments, Leadership