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MCORE Program

Graduate Program Preview Visit

Explore your future in Chemistry at the University of Michigan

2024 Dates:   November 6 to November 8, 2024

What is MCORE?

The Michigan Chemistry Opportunities for Research and Education (MCORE) program invites approximately 20 highly qualified prospective students to the University of Michigan Chemistry Department to explore the Chemistry graduate program.

Why apply to MCORE?

During the MCORE preview, you will have the opportunity to explore the Michigan Chemistry graduate program. You will not only get to interact with faculty, staff, and current graduate students, you also have an opportunity to explore the chemistry building, labs, and Ann Arbor area.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents, or undocumented students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) who are recent college graduates or who will graduate no later than spring 2025. Selection for MCORE will follow the eligibility guidelines for the Rackham Merit Fellowship program

All applicants must intend to apply for admission to the Michigan Chemistry doctoral program for the 2024-2025 or 2025-2026 academic year.

What to expect during the MCORE preview

Through M|CORE, you will get a great sense of what it's like to be a Michigan Chemistry graduate student. During your visit, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Take tours of the research facilities in the Chemistry Department and across campus
  • Meet with the research faculty and current Chemistry graduate students
  • Get an overview of the Chemistry graduate program
  • Ask questions about how to prepare a competitive graduate school application

Cost to attend

No cost to attend for students selected to participate in MCORE.

Timeline for application and participant selection

Applications are due ----

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