Prospective Pathways Students

THE 2024-25 APPLICATION IS NOW OPEN.
Application deadline: Friday, August 9th by 5PM (PST).

The UCLA-HHMI Pathways to Success Program is open to incoming first-year undergraduate students who intend to major in the life sciences and meet the criteria below. Students who are members of groups that are historically underrepresented in STEM are especially encouraged to apply.

Program Requirements:

– A high school cumulative GPA of 3.8 or above
– At least four years of math and three years of science
– A maintained GPA of 3.0 or above (at least a “B” average) in science and math courses is strongly preferred
– Interest in the Life Sciences – Students who aspire to obtain a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. are strongly encouraged to apply

To be considered for the program, all prospective students will need to:

– Complete an online application which includes: student information, a personal statement, description of research experience and awards (if applicable), and a submission of an unofficial HS transcript.

– Participate in an interview, if selected.