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Pre-IMSD Application

PRE-IMSD Eligibility Requirements

  • 1st and 2nd year Virginia Tech undergraduates
  • Underrepresented minorities, students with disabilities, first-generation college students and students with significant financial need
    Interested in a Ph.D. and research career in biomedical and/or behavioral research in science or engineering
  • Preference will be given to those with a 3.4 or higher GPA (High School GPA will be use for 1st semester Freshmen)
  • US Citizens or Permanent residents


 Application for PRE-IMSD Scholars Program

To Apply:

Complete the VT-IMSD Undergraduate Application

Please mail us these additional materials:

  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Resume
  • 100 word max description of your career interests
  • 150 word max description of your research interests
  • 200 word max description of what you hope to gain from participation in this program and how it contributes to your career plans and related decisions
  • 100 word max explanation about what you think you can contribute to the program and why we should choose you as an IMSD Undergraduate Scholar
  • Contact name and information for at least one, but no more than 2 people who have served as a mentor to you
  • If you have had previous research experience, 200 word max description of what you learned from the experience

Please mail your additional materials to:
IMSD Office
2250 Litton-Reaves Hall
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061


Please direct any questions to 540-231-6797.