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Admissions Information

The BTDR program currently focuses on training a population of predoctoral (PhD) or combined-degree (MD-PhD) students from various engineering and computational science disciplines with a common interest in diabetes and translational research. Up to two incoming trainees are supported per year with each student being eligible for up to two years of support. The remaining duration of predoctoral study is supported by research assistantships, teaching fellowships, or competitive research fellowships available through various internal or external sources, including Indiana CTSI, NSF, NIH, ADA, and AHA.

You must be admitted to one of the following programs to qualify for funding on the T32 Diabetes Training Grant: 

Admission Requirements for all applicants

Additional Admission Requirements for Diabetes Training Grant

  • Enter "diabetes" as one of your keywords on the supplemental form of your application
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • For final consideration, you will be required to submit a two-page proposal, including a summary of your interests, qualifications, and proposed research.  We will reach out to you if/when this is needed.