How to Apply
Students interested in the SABR Internships should refer to the summaries of the faculty
sponsors' research interests. You are encouraged to contact potential mentors whose
interests match your own to discuss possible projects.
To be eligible for this program we ask that you are an undergraduate who has interest
in performing scientific research and attending graduate school. Applicants who are currently enrolled in graduate school will not be eligible for
review. Applicants taking post-baccalaureate classes with the intent to enter graduate school
will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Deadlines and Decisions:
The deadline to apply to our 2016 SABR program is February 15th. After the deadline, our SABR committee will review the applicant's research interests,
academic performance, letters of recommendation, and personal essays. This process
determines which applicants are the best fit for the TTUHSC GSBS faculty as well as
establishing an alternate group. Decisions are announced in early April.
The SABR program receives ~70 applications per year, taking only 10 interns based
on the availability of funds and mentors.
The Summer 2016 SABR Application is currently closed.
Please submit an official or unofficial transcript of past and current coursework
(including grades), a one page statement of current/future educational goals, and
a sealed letter of recommendation using either the "CONFIDENTIAL REPORT" form or a standard written letter. Your letter of recommendation may come from
any source, but it must be sent in a sealed envelope or directly to firstname.lastname@example.org from the writer. Letters of recommendation emailed from the student as an attachment will be considered
an invalid reference.
Late applications will not be considered for the SABR program, so please have all
of your materials submitted before the February 15th deadline!
Questions regarding the SABR program and application process may be sent to The Graduate School at TTUHSC
Our mailing address for sealed letters of recommendation and hard copy applications:
SABR Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
3601 4th St. STOP 6206
Lubbock, TX 79430-6206