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2019 PIIPS Application Heading link

Check out specific information on how to apply below.

  • Doctoral Students who have passed (or will pass) their candidacy exam prior to the summer of 2019.
  • Mentor is participating in the program (if your mentor is not and you would like to apply, please contact
  • GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Cannot graduate before the internship.
  • Application form (Download).
  • Graduate Transcripts (unofficial are acceptable)
  • CV
  • Cover letter/Personal statement (for each company)
  • Mentor letter of recommendation/support
  • Submit completed application form, personal statement, and transcripts as a SINGLE PDF file by e-mail to by April 1, 2019.
  • Request that your letters of references are e-mailed to by April 1, 2019.

*Note: International Students will need to apply for CPT, and all students will need to enroll in 6 credit hours over the summer to be eligible for the fellowship.


For BPS students, this is can be:

  • BPS 598/599: Thesis/Dissertation Research


For MCP students, this can be:

  • MDCH 599: Doctoral Research in Medicinal Chemistry
  • PMPG 599: Doctoral Research in Pharmacognosy

All effort will be made to notify applicants no later than May 1, 2019 regarding their status. Applicants chosen to participate in the 2019 PIIPS program will be sent an offer letter via e-mail.