Meet Our Scholars

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you be a recent graduate and apply?

YES, a recent graduate can be considered if s/he demonstrates a strong interest in applying to health graduate and professional schools for medicine.

Will the 2022 program be held virtually or in-person?

We are closely monitoring the current COVID-19 conditions in Atlanta, and in consultation with University officials and public health experts on and off-campus. Our webpage will be updated once a determination has been made regarding our summer programs being held either virtually or in person for summer 2022.

Is housing given, if so is it free and where?

Yes, we provide housing at no cost to the student. 

When are students notified if they are selected?

Final decisions will be made in April.

Are students paid to be part of this program?

Students will receive a stipend of $1000 to subsidize living/travel expenses.

Can students take classes at Emory if they are in this program?


Can they take classes somewhere else?

The HealthPREP schedule is extremely full and students need to dedicate hours Monday- Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm during the program dates: May 30 - July 22, 2022.

Is travel to and from the program provided?


Also when you are at the program, is travel included?

Travel to and from the Emory (Clifton) campus is provided from the housing site, and Emory Shuttle transportation is provided to available locations.

Can a student leave the program?

No, students must be available during program dates, May 30 - July 22, 2022.

Is there a meal plan?

No, unless it is a lunch or dinner as a part of one of our program activities. There is a stipend to help supplement living expenses.