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Application Process

Prior to submission of an application to the Northwestern Undergraduate Premedical Scholars Program, interested students who have met admission requirements should:

  1. Fully familiarize yourself with the Feinberg School of Medicine's medical curriculum and features of the school by visiting: MD Education.
  2. Explore fully the extent of their motivation towards a career in medicine.  Also seek advice from your premedical adviser and your college adviser on whether the Feinberg program is a good fit for you and, subsequently, determine your commitment to a binding Feinberg attendance decision.
  3. Meet with a premedical advisor in Health Professions Advising for assistance in evaluating your completed academic course of study and extra-academic activities for the NUPSP application.  If you do not already have an assigned pre-health advisor, email premed-prehealth@northwestern.edu to be assigned an advisor and schedule an appointment.
  4. NUPSP Deadlines:
    • Wednesday, 12/14/22: NUPSP Applications (Primary & Secondary) & Letters of Recommendation
    • Wednesday, 1/4/23: NU Transcript
  5. The NUPSP interview dates are Tuesday, 1/31/23 & Wednesday, 2/1/23.

Please see the PRIMARY application for directions and further information: