Other Post-baccalaureate Opportunities

Since many of our applicants tend to apply to multiple post-baccalaureate opportunities, below is a collection of other programs that might be of interest. Please use the hyperlink to learn more about these programs.

APHL-CDC Environmental Public Health Lab Fellowship

  • Location: Multiple sites
  • Program length: 1 year
  • STEM disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Public 

Department of Energy Scholars Program

  • Location: Multiple sites
  • Program length: 10+ months, depending on the site
  • STEM disciplines: Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Chemistry, Computer & Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, and Robotics

Hot Metal Bridge Post-Bac Program

  • Location: University of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, PA
  • Program length: 1 year
  • STEM disciplines: Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Neuroscience, and Psychology

Joint Post-Baccalaureate Program

  • Location: Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Program length: 8 months
  • STEM disciplines: Earth and Planetary Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics

Master-to-Ph.D. Bridge Program

  • Location: Fisk University and Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 
  • Program length: 2+ years
  • STEM disciplines: Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Neuroscience, and Psychology

Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Initiative

  • Location: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 
  • Program length: 1 year
  • STEM disciplines: Astrophysical Sciences, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Economics), Electrical Engineering, Geosciences, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Operations Research and Financial Engineerin, Physics, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab, Psychology, and Quantitative and Computational Biology 

Research Scholar Initiative

  • Location: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • Program length: 1-2 years
  • STEM disciplines: Economics and Life Sciences

Virginia-North Carolina Alliance for Minority Participation Bridge to the Doctorate

  • Location: Multiple sites throughout Virginia and North Carolina 
  • Program length: 1-2 years, depending on the site
  • STEM disciplines: Multiple disciplines

American Physical Society

  • Location: Multiple sites
  • Program length: 1-2 years, depending on the site

UVA Bridge to the Doctorate Program in Astronomy

  • Location: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
  • Program length: 2 years

See Multidisciplinary STEM Opportunities section


Stowers Research Scholars

  • Location: The Graduate School of the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO
  • Program length: 1 year

Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities 

  • Location: National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Disease, Bethesda, MD
  • Program length: 1+ years

Introduction to Cancer Research Careers Program

  • Location: National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 
  • Program length: 1+ years

Neuroscience Postbaccalaureate Initiative

  • Location: Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR
  • Program length: 1 year

Opportunities in Genomics Research (OGR)

  • Location: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 
  • Program length: 1-2 years

Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program

  • Location: Indiana University & Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN
  • Program length: 2 years

Post-baccalaureate Research Scholars Program in Brain and Cognitive Sciences

  • Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • Program length: 2 years

RADM Helena O. Mishoe Fellowship for Underrepresented Scientists

  • Location: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Program length: 1 year

Rosetta Commons Post Baccalaureate Program

  • Location: Multiple sites
  • Program length: 1 year

Sens Research Foundation Gap Year Regenerative Medicine Postbaccalaureate Fellowship

  • Location: Sens Research Foundation, Mountain View, CA 
  • Program length: 9 months

Science Training for Advancing Biomedical Research Postbaccalaureate Program

  • Location: University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • Program length: 1 year

Success in Graduate Education 

  • Location: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI  
  • Program length: 6-12 months

See Multidisciplinary STEM Opportunities section


American Chemical Society Bridge Program

  • Location: Multiple sites
  • Program length: 1-2 years, depending on the site

American Geophysical Union Bridge Program

  • Location: Multiple sites
  • Program length: 1-2 years, depending on the site

Conservation and Land Management Internship Program

  • Location: Multiple sites, typically in the western U.S.
  • Program length: 5 months, depending on the site

NPS Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) Program

  • Location: Multiple sites
  • Program length: 3-12 months, depending on the site

Oregon Sea Grant Scholars

  • Location: Multiple sites in Oregon
  • Program length: 1+ year, depending on the site

Watershed Stewards Program

  • Location: Multiple sites in California
  • Program length: 10 months, depending on the site

See Multidisciplinary STEM Opportunities section


The Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC)

  • Location: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Program length: 1-2 years

Predoctoral Fellowship Program

  • Location: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • Program length: 1-2 years

Pre-Doctoral Program at NYU Stern

  • New York University, New York, NY
  • Program length: 2 years

Stanford Graduate School of Business Research Fellows Program

  • Location: Stanford University, Stanford, CA
  • Program length: 2 years

See Multidisciplinary STEM Opportunities section

See Multidisciplinary STEM Opportunities section


American Physical Society

  • Location: Multiple sites
  • Program length: 1-2 years, depending on the site

Imes-Moore Bridge Program

  • Location: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Program length: 2 years

See Multidisciplinary STEM Opportunities section

Post-baccalaureate Research Scholars Program in Brain and Cognitive Sciences

  • Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • Program length: 2 years