Applications are now being accepted for the Summer Medical and Dental Education Program (SMDEP).

The SMDEP is a free (tuition, housing, and meals) six-week summer academic enrichment program that offers freshman and sophomore college students intensive and personalized medical and dental school preparation. The program is delivered at 12 program sites around the country, each of which provides scholars with academic enrichment in the basic sciences and math, clinical experiences, career development activities, learning and study skills seminars, and a financial planning workshop. To be eligible, a student must be a full-time freshman or sophomore, have a minimum GPA of 2.5, and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

The application deadline is Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2011.  For more information, visit the SMDEP Website  to download an application. Students interested in applying may contact Dr. Geoff Hempill at or 718.982.2301 for assistance with their applications. Further information can also be found in the Career and Scholarship Center in Building 1A, Room 105.