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The SEO programs are designed to prepare students from underrepresented groups including those with disabilities for biomedical careers by providing academic support and stimulating research experiences.  See the SEO Fellowship flier (here) or contact the SEO Office for one.

Applications for the 2018-19 year were due by March 16, 2018. Applications for next year will be avaiable online by December 2018. Please contact the SEO Office with questions.


  • SEO had 18 scholars accepted by PhD programs in 2018. Congratulations! See the details here.
  •  The mission of the College of Science and Engineering Success Center is to support students in achieving their academic and professional goals. Now in Room SCI 214. See the website here.
  • SEO had 20 scholars accepted by PhD programs in 2017. Congratulations! See the details here.
  • The University wrote an encouraging article about the SEO Office and other science training programs, and featured an SEO alum, Audra Johnson. See the details here.


Professor Frank Bayliss and students