UNC Chapel Hill Science Enrichment Preparation (S.E.P.) Program – Summer 2021

We are currently recruiting for our Virtual Summer Science Enrichment Preparation (S.E.P.) Program at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The S.E.P. Program is an 8-week, honors level, Academic Enrichment experience for rising sophomores and rising juniors interested in pursuing a career in Medicine or Dentistry. Please feel free to disseminate the attached flyer and information below to any students that may qualify.


Science Enrichment Preparation (S.E.P.) Program Dates

Program Dates: May 22nd, 2021 – July 16th, 2021

Extended Early Decision Deadline: Sunday, January 31st, 2021

Extended Regular Decision Deadline: Sunday, March 7th, 2021


The Science Enrichment Preparation (S.E.P.) Program at UNC Chapel Hill is designed for talented and diverse undergraduates interested in pursuing the health professions. The S.E.P. Program targets first-generation, underrepresented minority, rural, and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged undergraduate students. It is an 8-week, honors level experience for rising 1st and 2nd year college students. Scholars:


  • Engage in more than 150 hours of classroom instruction in physics, organic chemistry, human physiology and quantitative skills/biostatistics.
  • Attend virtual classes and seminars in reading speed and comprehension, test-taking strategies, essay writing, and interview techniques.
  • Network with health care professionals.
  • Receive a competitive stipend.


To be eligible, students must:

  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Have taken 3 college level credit hours of Biology, Chemistry, and Math
  • Identify with at least one of the following categories:
    • Underrepresented Minority
    • First Generation College Student
    • From a Rural Area in North Carolina


Application Requirements

  • Online Application – Click here to apply today!
  • $25 Application Fee
  • Science Faculty Appraisal Form (2)
  • FASFA Student Aid Report or Parents 1040 Tax Form


Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to email me at lgood@unc.edu or call the CHEOP Office at 919-966-2264.

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By Kristin McJunkins
Kristin McJunkins Director, Health Professions Advising & STEM Connect Kristin McJunkins