Application Process

Successful UMSEP applicants typically demonstrate strong academic achievement and leadership skills, commitment to eliminating health inequalities, and passion for serving underrepresented populations. Electronic applications are submitted through the FluidReview/SurveyMonkey Apply system.

Please check back in early 2025 for next year's deadline date.

Application Checklist

  1. Application Form
    • Fill in information about yourself
  2. Two Required Essays
    • Explain how you meet one or more of the eligibility criteria for SEP-HEALTHSpark (250 words).
    • Introduce yourself and explain your interest in SEP-HEALTHSpark, your relevant experience, and your immediate and professional goals (750 words). Please see the application form for the full essay prompt.
  3. Current Resume
    • A one-page resume highlighting your leadership abilities and public health experience.
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
    • Transcript(s) from every college or university attended.
  5. Recommenders
    • Two recommenders names, email addresses and phone numbers
    • Once you finalize your application, emails will be sent to your recommenders with instructions about how to upload their letters.

Don't forget to click "Finalize my Application" when your application is complete!

*ALL parts of the application must be completed by the deadline to be considered.

Summer 2024 Applications: 

Summer 2024 applications are now closed.  Please check back in early 2025 for next year's program.

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