Scripps Research Graduate School Open House

Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, 11 am - 1 pm PDT / 2 - 4 pm EDT

You're invited to Scripps Research’s Graduate School Virtual Open House! Join us on October 11 for a live chat with our faculty members, admissions committee staff, and current graduate students. You'll discover what it means to earn your doctoral degree at Scripps Research, how to navigate the online application process, and daily life as a grad student.

Read the Open House Agenda in the box below and click on the blue Register Now button if you're interested in joining. This will be a fully virtual (Zoom) event and is open to all prospective graduate students. Stay for all four sessions, or drop in for just one or two!

By the way, we're also attending virtual grad fairs at schools across the country in September and October, so visit our Recruitment Events page to see if we're at a virtual event hosted by your school.

Monday, October 11, 2021

Session 1: Graduate Program Overview
11-11:20 am PT / 2-2:20 pm ET

  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Customizable Curriculum
  • Career Preparation

Session 2: Tips from Admissions Committee
11:20 am-12 pm PT / 2:20-3 pm ET

  • Preparing a Competitive Application
  • Application Requirements

Session 3: Admissions from a Student Perspective
12-12:40 pm PT / 3-3:40 pm ET

  • Asking for Strong Recommendation Letters
  • Writing your Research Statement
  • Interview Tips

Session 4: Questions and Answers
12:40-1 pm PT / 3:40-4 pm ET

  • No questions are off limits!

Scripps Research's Graduate Program, the Skaggs Graduate School of Chemical and Biological Sciences, provides rigorous, interdisciplinary training in chemistry, chemical biology, neuroscience, immunology, molecular biology, bioinformatics and computational biology, structural biology and biophysics, molecular medicine, biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, and genetics/genomics. Students have access to the full curriculum and entire faculty affiliated with the program regardless of the faculty member’s department. This approach allows students to be broadly trained and emphasizes the creation of basic knowledge in the biosciences.

Launched in 1989, Scripps Research’s Graduate Program is ranked among the top graduate schools in the country according to U.S. News & World Report. The publication now ranks our Graduate Program sixth overall in chemistry, fifth in the specialty of organic chemistry and second in the specialty of biochemistry. The program is also rated tenth overall in the biological sciences. Scripps Research can now boast more than 600 accomplished graduate alumni, who work in both academia and industry. 

Application deadline: 01 December 2021

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