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How to Apply

The application portal for STAR-PREP is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for cohort 5. Our application portal will re-open in Fall 2020. 

Information about our Application Portal

Applicants will be able to submit their STAR-PREP application via the online application portal after creating a profile and uploading a photo.

  • The online application will include questions about demographic information, address, academic history, and research experience   
  • You'll be asked to provide names and email addresses for three references. An email will be sent directly to the references from the logix website once the application is submitted. 
  • You'll be asked to upload a recent CV/resume. 
  • You will also be asked to respond to an essay.

Please note: Once you submit the application, you will not be able to make changes to it. 


  • Please upload transcripts from all Universities/colleges attended into the application portal, e-mail them to, or send them via mail. 

Regular Mail to:

UMB STAR-PREP c/o Leanne Simington
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Science Training Facility
10 S. Pine Street
3-57W, Room 357J
Baltimore, MD 21201

If you have additional questions or concerns about the application process, please email