Official transcripts from all previous colleges and university are required. Electronic or hard copy transcripts are acceptable. Hard copies of transcripts must be mailed directly to:
Jessica N. Byram, PhD
Anatomy and Cell Biology
Medical Science Building, Room 5035
635 Barnhill Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5120
Applicants should arrange for GRE and/or TOEFL test scores to be sent to Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis from the testing service company.
For GRE Scores, use Institutional Code 1325 (IUPUI) and Department Code 0609 (Medical Sciences). For MCAT scores, applicants must attach a verifiable copy of scores to the program application as a separate document or email to the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology (email@example.com). TOEFL Scores (required of international applicants from non-English speaking countries) must use Institutional Code 1325 (IUPUI) and Department Code 45.
A personal statement must be uploaded as a part of the online application. The personal statement should describe the applicant’s background and interests and explains why the Education track in Anatomy PhD program meets his or her career goals. Applicants may submit a curriculum vitae (CV) as further support of background and experience.
Recommendation letters should address the applicant’s suitability for a career in teaching, intellectual potential, motivation for graduate study, and the potential of independent educational scholarship. Referees may either utilize the electronic submission option generated from the online application or email recommendations directly to Jessica N. Byram, PhD.
Financial Aid and Support
Financial aid is available to qualified PhD program applicants on a competitive basis in the form of Departmental Stipends and Fee Scholarship (fee remission) Awards. Qualified PhD program applicants are funded through Associate Instructor (AI) teaching positions that include a 12-month stipend and fee remission awards. Associate Instructor positions are offered all three semesters if the student remains in good academic standing and demonstrates sufficient progress toward degree completion.