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Graduate Students


The following is a list of programs and fellowship/grants with a link to the website and/or contact information.  These programs are offered to graduate students at the University of Colorado Denver.  Please feel free to contact us to add to the list.


AAIP Pre-Admission Workshop

Website: AAIP

The Pre-Admission Workshop (PAW) includes lectures by Native American physicians, University faculty, other health care professionals, and current medical students. This workshop addresses common challenges encountered by students in the application process and assists students with the selection of a professional school, entrance exams, e.g., MCAT, the AMCAS application and personal statements, support services, financial aid, and preparation for interviewing with admissions committees. There are also a physician/medical student discussion panel and “mock interviews” for each student participant. This Pre-Admission Workshop is hosted in a different location each year.  Scholarship information to this event may be obtained by contacting AAIP or by visiting the website. 



Website: AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you.  It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community.  Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups.  Whether your service makes a community safer, gives a child a second chance, or helps protect the environment, you’ll be getting things done through AmeriCorps!


Early Childhood Special Education Leadership Post Doctoral Fellowships

Website: ECE Fellowships

The School of Education & Human Development and the Center for Evidence-Based Practice in Early Learning at the University of Colorado Denver (UCD) announce a competitive early intervention (EI)/early childhood special education leadership (ECSEL) post doctoral fellowship program. The program is supported by a grant from the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The program is designed to provide knowledge and experiences to post doctoral fellows that result in the competence to provide state and national leadership needed to address pressing policy and systems issues in EI/ECSE. Three post doctoral fellows will be selected for a 10 month appointment.


GK-12 Graduate Fellows

Website: GK-12 Graduate Fellows

Five-year grant by the National Science Foundation which supports sending  8 graduate students in mathematics and the sciences (GK-12 Fellows) into classrooms in Englewood and Jefferson County schools starting fall of 2008 to help build a learning community and assist science and mathematics teachers.Working with grades 6-8, GK-12 Fellows will focus on many facets of education in the middle grades in cooperation with a science and mathematics teacher with supervision by Mathematics and Science faculty from CU Denver.


Post-Baccalaureate Program

Contact:, School of Medicine, HSC Office of Diversity and

Inclusion – College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The program’s main goal is to recruit and support students from under-represented groups in medicine, whose academic background made them a higher risk for admission in medical school, and have them complete 24 hours of intense undergraduate and graduate science courses prior to starting medical school.  Accepted students receive up to $7,000 and are guaranteed admission to the CU School of Medicine if the program is successfully completed. Successful completion is defined as at least 24 hours of science, half at the graduate level, and at least a 3.5 GPA for the year (all A’s and B’s).


CU Denver School of Dental Medicine’s Post-Baccalaureate Program

The CU Denver School of Dental Medicine is excited to offer a Post-Baccalaureate
Program designed to better prepare students to be accepted into dental school and to
achieve their dream of becoming a practicing dentist. The program is a structured,
yearlong curriculum with a full academic load in the sciences. This concentration in
the sciences not only allows the student to improve his or her credentials, it also has the
potential to ease the academic stress of the first year of dental curriculum.


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