How Do I Apply?

Who we are

The University of Louisville (UofL) is a R1 Research University.  Students accepted into the IPIBS program work with faculty in the School of Medicine (SOM) which provides many outstanding research opportunities.  Acceptance into one of the five basic science departments provides access to research laboratories across the basic sciences as well as within clinical departments or research centers.  Contact us to explore opportunities to join the highly active and innovative research ongoing at UofL SOM!


Deadline for departmental applications is January 15 2024

Acceptance into the program involves three components:

1. Select one of the five basic science departments to apply to.



 2. Find detailed information about the application process: 

To start your application click here

3. Admission: Accept the IPIBS Fellowship

IPIBS Fellowships consist of a stipend of $33,000 (starting Fall 2024), tuition waiver and health-care benefits for the first two years of coursework.  Ph.D. students in good academic standing will receive continued financial support from their department for the remaining period of their graduate study.


IPIBS Contact Information

Katie Hasper 

Program Coordinator Sr.- IPIBS